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Monday will have strong winds and cold morning temperatures

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Posted at 5:39 AM, Feb 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-03 08:39:32-05

The Central Coast will be cold and windy Monday. A high wind warning in Santa Barbara County will remain in place through noon Monday as wind gusts could reach 75-80 miles per hour. Similarly for the inland valley communities in San Luis Obispo County, a wind advisory will remain in place for the inland valleys through noon Monday as winds could gust up to 50 mph.

Chilly temperatures are going to be widespread for the morning hours over the next two days. A hard freeze watch for the inland valleys of SLO County and the Santa Ynez Valley is going to stay in place through 10:00 a.m. During this time, overnight and early morning temperatures could be as low as the teens and mid-20s. For the coastal valleys and beaches in SLO County and northern Santa Barbara County, a frost advisory will remain in place through 9:00 a.m. Monday as early morning temperatures could be as low as 32 degrees.

From northern SLO County to southern Santa Barbara County, a freeze watch will remain in place through 9:00 a.m. Tuesday as overnight lows could reach the mid-20s. The afternoon will also be cooler for the area, as daytime highs will struggle to get past the upper 50s for the inland valleys and low 60s for much of the coastal valleys and beaches. Daytime highs will start to gradually warm by the middle of the week.