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Friday morning forecast May 22nd

An upper level disturbance over Northern, California will allow for a cool down on Friday. Due to this temperatures will dip down 4 to 8 degrees with highs near average. Daytime highs along the coast and valleys in the low to mid 70s, upper 70s to low 80s inland. Winds will also be the strongest on Friday with the potential for power outages and broken tree limbs.

A Wind Advisory will be issued along San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Central Coast. Winds will vary with the advisory in effect Friday at Noon along the San Luis Obispo Central Coast until 7 PM. Northwest winds will range 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

Winds will then shift east with a Wind Advisory in effect along the Santa Barbara Central Coast from 3 PM Friday until 3 AM Saturday. Northwest to north winds expected to range between 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. The strongest winds likely near Refugio and Gaviota.

A ridge of high pressure will begin to build across California on Saturday prompting a heat wave through Thursday. Temperatures will soar well above average with near record highs possible. Winds will take a break on Memorial Day with plenty of sunshine. Peak heat is likely Tuesday and Wednesday with daytime highs along the coast in the 80s and 90s inland.

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