Wind advisory in effect for south coast, mountains in Santa Barbara County

Posted at 5:02 AM, Apr 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-27 09:54:45-04

A wind advisory is in place for the south coast, mountains and foothills in Santa Barbara County through Tuesday morning. During this time, northerly winds will range from 15-30 miles per hour with wind gusts up to 45 mph. These gusty conditions will impact Highways 101, 154, 192, the Gaviota Pass and San Marcos Pass. For San Luis Obispo County, northerly winds will be closer to the 10-15 mph range with wind gusts reaching 25 mph.

At the same time, a cooling trend will start for the area. Daytime highs along the coast will be around the mid-60s to the low 70s, with the coastal valleys staying right around the 70s. For the inland valleys, daytime highs will be from the 70s to the mid-80s. As high pressure develops Tuesday, temperatures will spike, especially for the inland valley communities. For the interior valleys, daytime highs will likely reach the 90s Tuesday. The warm-up will be short-lived as another cooling trend begins Wednesday. By then, low clouds and fog are expected to return to the area.