Winds sweep into San Diego as temperatures cool off

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — Gusty and potentially damaging winds are expected to begin whipping through the San Diego County mountains Wednesday as a cold front moves into the region.  A National Weather Service wind advisory for the mountains will remain in effect from 2 p.m. until 1 a.m. Thursday. Winds of 20 to 35 miles per hour and gusts up to 60 mph are expected in mountain areas such as Julian and Pine Valley.

Dust and sand were expected to affect motorists’ visibility during the advisory periods, and the gusts may cause minor damage to trees, and airborne
objects could also cause damage. The cold front is also expected to bring cooler and cloudier weather to San Diego County.

High temperatures today are expected to range from 67 to 72 degrees at the beaches, where minor tidal overflow is also possible, 69 to 74 degrees in the valleys, 66 to 73 degrees in the mountains 82 to 87 degrees in the deserts. Temperatures are expected to be more than 10 degrees lower in the mountains and deserts Thursday.

Fair and warmer weather is expected to return Friday, forecasters said.

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