Heat wave begins to grip SD County, to last through weekend
Last updated 8/12/2020 at 1:40pm
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Temperatures will near triple digits today in the
San Diego County mountains and foothills, as a heat wave that will last through
the weekend begins to grip the region.
A ridge of high pressure will continue building over the southwestern
United States through Monday, ushering in the scorching heat, according to the
National Weather Service.
Tropical moisture from Hurricane Elida -- currently centered roughly
380 miles southwest of southern Baja California -- could keep temperatures down
a degree or two on Thursday, but that moisture will clear by Friday,