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Mid-week cooldown before inland heat returns

Posted at 7:39 PM, Jul 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-29 22:39:32-04

Pretty typical late-July weather with night and morning marine clouds clearing most days. There is a cooldown developing inland for Wednesday and Thursday with a weakening ridge located to our east. However that ridge re-develops late in the week into the weekend for temps near 100 to return inland.

Dave Hovde-KSBY

Here is a look at the high temps Monday… warm inland but coastal temps were quite pleasant.

Dave Hovde-KSBY

Here is a look at the high temps Monday… warm inland but coastal temps were quite pleasant.

Let’s take a step back, Tuesday looks very much like Monday. Beaches will be in the 60s with coastal valleys in the 70s and 80s with deeper inland valleys in the upper 90s.

The big story tonight will be Sundowner winds for the SB county mountains and passes and canyons. This is a particular concern due to recent heat and a fire in southern Santa Barbara county. Winds 30-45mph are possible across the area. A wind advisory is in place thru 3am.

Dave Hovde-KSBY

There is a wind advisory for the SB county mountains and passes and canyons of the Southcoast. N-NW winds will 15-25 (gusts 35-45mph) will develop. The air is also dry enough to consider this an…

The marine layer is expected to be around 1500 ft tonight, and quite possibly reaching 2000 ft by Tue morning once again. Therefore expect a similar low cloud regime that we saw today with the coastal valleys being affected with low clouds and patchy fog.