Santa Ana winds expected to ease through the weekend as cooler temperatures roll in
SANTA ANA — As Santa Ana winds reach the coast Sunday morning, Santa Ana winds will drop to a moderate level through the afternoon.
A moderate Santa Ana wind warning is in effect until 9 p.m. Sunday. Winds will decrease from 30 mph to 15 mph and gusts could be gusty, especially up the coast.
At 9 p.m. Sunday, a red sky overcast warning will be in effect. This means there’s a chance of a shower or thunderstorm that could cause a brief power outage in an area from 8 p.m. to midnight.
Roads can be slushed by rain and storms up to three hours after showers end.
The National Weather Service forecast called for temperatures to drop into the low to mid 90s with a high of at 89, which would qualify as a partly cloudy sky on Sunday.
Even with the moderate Santa Ana winds Sunday, the forecast high and minimum temperatures will be in the mid 90s with a high of at 89 and a low of at 87.
Here are some more Santa Ana wind conditions:
Winds to moderate at 5 to 30 mph with gusts ranging from 10 mph in the afternoon to 30 mph in the early morning.
Low of 62.
Windy at 6 to 31 mph with gusts ranging from 10 mph in the afternoon to 30 mph in the early morning.
High of 87.
Humidity at 62 percent.
The Santa Ana winds will decrease to a moderate level on Tuesday.
There will be mainly light morning and afternoon winds and a lull after 9 a.m. The forecast winds will range from about 5 to 30 mph and gusts could be gusty, especially at dusk.
Roads could experience a slight slush or slide, but the roads will be cleared out by 5 p.m. Tuesday.
Winds will be partly dry. The forecast winds will be between 5 and 30 mph near the coast Tuesday.
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The Santa Ana winds will be moderate at 5 to 30 mph with gusts ranging from 10 mph in the afternoon to 30 mph in the early morning. A slight dew point will be in the 70s.