Heat wave to last through weekend
SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Temperatures will again soar to the century mark and beyond in parts of San Diego County Friday.
The deserts will be the hottest, with highs forecast to reach up to 113 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
Hot weather will continue throughout the weekend in inland areas, according to a NWS advisory.
The NWS attributed the heat and humidity to high pressure centered near the four corners region.
The NWS urged people planning outdoor activities to wear lightweight clothing and drink plenty of water, or other non-alcoholic, non-caffeinated drinks.
The advisory warned to never leave children or pets in enclosed vehicles, even for a short period of time. This weather could also be deadly for unprepared hikers or campers.
The NWS forecast highs today of 75 to 80 degrees near the coast, 82 to 87 inland, 86 to 91 in the western valleys, 96 to 101 near the foothills, 89 to 99 in the mountains and 108 to 113 in the deserts.
Temperatures should return to normal by the middle of next week, according to the NWS.