Santa Ana winds raise risk of wildfires today
Last updated 11/27/2020 at 11:27am
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Gusty Santa Ana winds and low humidity will significantly raise the risk of wildfires through Saturday morning in the San Diego County mountains and inland valleys, according to the National Weather Service.
Winds out of the northeast are expected to be between 15-25 mph Friday, with gusts potentially reaching 40 mph in the mountains and 30 mph in the inland valleys, forecasters said. Humidity will remain in the 8-12% range throughout the day.
The gusty conditions are expected to become weaker and more localized each day from Saturday through Monday, according to the...