Thunderstorms failed to materialize Sunday in Santa Barbara County but heightened humidity was expected to linger over the next few days.
The National Weather Service said partly cloudy skies are expected to clear up by midday Monday on the South Coast with sunshine in the forecast for the rest of Labor Day. Temperatures will be in the upper 70s and low 80s.
The weather service said a building high-pressure system will fuel a warming trend that should emerge by Wednesday night. Daytime temperatures are expected to be in the upper 70s and low 80s along the coast with low to mid-90s baking the foothills through Saturday.
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