Inland valley temperatures gradually warming towards triple-digits

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Posted at 4:16 AM, Aug 20, 2019

Warmer days are ahead for the inland valleys. Daytime highs for the interior portions will range from the low to mid-90s on Tuesday and will flirt with the possibility of reaching triple-digits on Wednesday. The hot temperatures will back off by a few degrees by the weekend and pick right back up again heading into the start of next week.

Much of the area will wake up to fog and low clouds on Tuesday. Patchy fog will linger through 11 a.m. before gradual clearing in the coastal valleys. The coastline will see much of that marine layer throughout the morning before widespread clearing early in the afternoon. Weather models show much of the marine layer will be pushed off the coast by 1 p.m.

A wind advisory will go into effect at 6 p.m. for the south coast, mountains, and foothills in Santa Barbara County. From 6 p.m. until 3 a.m., north to northwesterly winds will range from 15-30 miles per hour with wind gusts from 35-45 mph, primarily along the coastline between Gaviota and Refugio.