Winds pick up overnight, otherwise mostly clear skies again Monday

Posted at 2:59 PM, Dec 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-06 02:12:21-05

There were some pockets of low clouds and fog around the interior valleys, Sunday morning, before mainly burning off and creating mostly clear skies across the region.

Temperatures were above average for December with highs in the mid 70's to low 80s.

There were some early morning gusts that have diminished throughout the day but will make a comeback overnight.

Overall off-shore flow will prevail through the next couple days keeping things warm and clear Monday.
It will also keep the coastal fog and low clouds pushed back from the coast through Monday.

The winds will pick up in the usual areas tonight, the Santa Barbara interior mountains and the Santa Lucia Mountain range in SLO County.

A wind advisory for the Santa Barbara coast and mountains, has been added to the forecast Sunday night until Monday at 3 a.m..

As the ridge that is keeping us a bit warmer starts to break down, a small cold front approaches to take its place, pushing in clouds Tuesday afternoon and cooler temperatures.

Models show the clouds persisting through Wednesday and even a chance for some very minimal rain across the region in the extended forecast, Thusrday.

Rain chances will be low though, only seeing about a .10 of an inch in areas.

Next weekend the sun comes back out and the skies return to mostly clear.