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High wind warning continues for the south coast as daytime highs warm up to the 70s and 80s

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Posted at 5:03 AM, Apr 23, 2020

The windy and warm conditions continue for the Central Coast Thursday.

By 10:00 a.m. Thursday, most of the area should be around the upper 60s to the upper 70s with warmer temperatures along the south coast.

A high wind warning will remain in place over the south coast region through 9:00 a.m. Friday. During this time, winds will be between 25 and 40 miles per hour with the potential for wind gusts to reach 75 mph at their peak. The Montecito Hills had winds that reached 69 mph just before 2:00 a.m. Thursday. San Luis Obispo County doesn't have a wind advisory or warning in place, but conditions will still be breezy with winds from 15-30 mph.

Temperatures are continuing to increase for the area. Daytime highs will be from the 70s and 80s, with the warmest temperatures in the coastal valleys. A heat advisory will go into effect Friday at 11:00 a.m. and last through Saturday night as temperatures are expected to reach the upper 80s, and in some cases, the low 90s.