A Wind Advisory was issued Monday night for Santa Barbara County’s South Coast and mountain areas.
The advisory, lasting from 5 p.m. Monday until 3 a.m. Tuesday, calls for northwest to north winds of 20-35 mph, with gusts to 45 mph, according to the National Weather Service in Oxnard.
The strongest gusts earlier in the evening will be along the Gaviota Coast, but will shift during the overnight hours to the hills around San Marcos Pass and above Montecito.
“Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects and make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles,” according to the advisory. “Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.”
Sunny skies are forecast through the week, and high temperatures Monday were expected to be in the low-80s along the coast, and near 90 in inland areas.
Overnight lows should be in the low-60s.
Conditions should cool somewhat by mid-week, then heat up again into the low-80s through the coming weekend.
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