SAN DIEGO – A dry and very hot start to the work week was expected in San Diego County today, with forecasters projecting triple-digit temperatures throughout much of the region. Fallbrook is expected to reach 100 degrees both today and tomorrow, with some cooling Wednesday with temps in the 90s and further cooling on Thursday and Friday into the 80s.
High temperatures today will be 85 to 92 degrees at the beaches and lower elevations near the coast; 92 to 100 in inland coastal areas and higher terrain near the coast; 100 to 108 in the inland valleys; 85 to 103 in mountain areas below 6,000 feet; 70 to 90 above 6,000 feet; 95 to 102 in the upper deserts; and 106 to 112 in the lower deserts, according to the National Weather Service.
”High pressure aloft over California will bring hot days through Tuesday, with weak offshore flow bringing the hottest weather” today, according to an NWS advisory. ”The hot and dry conditions will increase the wildfire potential, especially near the coastal foothills.”