Slight chance of showers Tuesday morning, otherwise mostly clear and breezy

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Posted at 5:02 AM, May 19, 2020

After receiving a dusting of light rain across the area, the Central Coast will be mostly sunny by Tuesday afternoon. There's still a slight chance some of the inland and coastal valleys could receive some very light precipitation before 11:00 a.m., but those rain chances stand close to about 20%. A system over Monterey County could slightly push into San Luis Obispo County, also bringing a chance for light showers over the morning hours.

It's going to be a breezy day for the Central Coast as westerly to northwesterly winds increase. Although below advisory level, wind gusts will range from 20-30 miles per hour with sustaining winds from 10-20 mph. Most forecast outlooks are showing the winds picking up close to noon Tuesday with potential to carry over late into the evening and close to midnight.

Daytime highs will be close to average Tuesday. The beaches will be around the mid-60s, while the coastal and inland valley communities will stay close to the upper 60s and low 70s. Looking ahead to the rest of the week, temperatures start to trend up Wednesday, meaning daytime highs for the inland valleys will get close to the 80s. Right now, the three-day weekend will have a mix of morning fog followed by mostly sunny afternoons. By Memorial Day, the beaches will likely reach the 70s, the coastal valleys will be close to the 70s and 80s, and the inland valleys could reach the low 90s.