SAN DIEGO – Less cloud cover in the evening and morning was expected to be limited to the San Diego County coast after Sunday and warm conditions were forecast for most of this week, the National Weather Service said. Its abbreviation in English).
Rain and thundershowers are expected over the mountains and desert mountains on Sunday and Monday.
Satellite images from 9 am on Sunday show broad to low cloud cover over the coastal basin. Sunday was expected to be the last day of deep sea crust as high pressure strengthens in the southwest over California.
High temperatures along the coast on Sunday were forecast to dip into the mid 70s and lows into the low 60s overnight. Elevations in the Western Valleys were expected in the upper 70s and lower 80s near the foothills and in the lower 60s. Elevations in the mountains were predicted to decrease in the upper 70s to around 80 with lows in the 60s and highs in the 90s in the desert.
Forecasters said dry conditions have been forecast after Monday with the next chance of rain mainly over the mountains next weekend.
The low cloud was expected to remain confined to areas close to the coast for most of this week.
Temperatures were forecast to rise through Thursday for the desert and until Friday or Saturday for areas west of the mountains. Dangerous sea weather was not expected till Thursday.