Multiple watches, warnings in place as temperatures rise and winds pick-up

Posted at 5:28 AM, Jul 24, 2018

Tuesday will be one of the two hottest days of the week with daytime highs for the inland valleys skyrocketing to triple digits.Paso Robles has a daytime high of 107 degrees on Monday with mostly sunny skies. Temperatures will start to creep into the 90s by noon and are expected to stay there through 7:00 p.m. Other inland valley areas will also have temperatures ranging from the upper 90s to low 100s. A heat advisory remains in place through Thursday as a result of these hot temperatures, which are also impacting areas closer to the coast. The coastal valleys will range from the mid-80s to mid-90s on Monday and will stay within that range through Wednesday. The place to cool off will, of course, be the beaches. Temperatures along the coast will range from the mid-60s to upper 70s. Morning fog and marine layer won’t be a major impact on Tuesday, making for mostly clear skies.An air quality alert is in effect for the Nipomo Mesa through Friday as winds pick-up. Further south in Santa Barbara County is where a wind advisory has been issued for the south coast. This includes Santa Barbara, Montecito, and Carpinteria where winds could get up to 35 miles per hour with gusts up to 50 mph.A Red Flag Warning will go into effect Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. for Santa Barbara County Mountains as winds could reach 20-40 mph with 55 mph gusts. This will be strongest around Santa Ynez and San Marcos Pass from the afternoon into the evening hours.There are a lot of things going on as temperatures and winds increase. Be sure to stay hydrated throughout the rest of the week as these warm and windy conditions continue.