Weather in southern California: abnormal heat and fire situation

Weather in southern California: abnormal heat and fire situation

In the upcoming weekend and early next week the temperatures in southern California will approach record levels: on Saturday, the air warms up to 17-25 ºC, and by Monday his temperature sometimes reaches 30ºC. The window will be warm and dry — precipitation during the weekend is not expected.

However, if you wish to take advantage of Sunny days and invite friends over for a BBQ, be careful with fire. Forecasters warned that from Saturday to Monday in the region is expected strong wind in combination with an abnormal heat and low humidity this will create very favorable conditions for the occurrence of fires. Especially the fire will be furnished in Santa Ana and Santa Barbara, where the wind speed reaches 88.5 and 93 km/h respectively.

Gusty #SantaAnaWinds and critical fire weather conditions likely this weekend and into Monday. #CAwx #LAWind

— NWS Los Angeles (@NWSLosAngeles) January 26, 2018

According to forecasts by the National weather service, the temperature in most part of settlements close to the record high levels or exceed them. This will be in long beach and woodland hills on Saturday the temperature will rise to 25 ºC, and on Monday — 30.5 ºC. 26 years ago, there was recorded the previous high, and he was below — 28ºC.

In Los Angeles, thermometers will rise to the level of 22-28 ºC.