Record Heat on Way to Bay Area - NBC Bay Area

Record Heat on Way to Bay Area

Are you ready for a heat wave?



    Summer - like Sunday

    Daytime highs will soar today! Expect mid to upper 80s in our interior valleys with coastal locations even warming into the 70s & 80s. (Published Saturday, April 20, 2013)

    The calendar says spring, but the Bay Area ha a summerlike feel this weekend, with a bonafide heatwave in the forecast.

    An area of high pressure is responsible for the major warming.

    Sunny clear skies will allow the region to heat up a bit each day.

     In fact, record heat is expected Monday and Tuesday with a few Inland valleys reaching 90 degrees.

    Spectacular Saturday Sunshine

    [BAY] Spectacular Saturday Sunshine
    A large area of high pressure will leave for sunny skies for Saturday and summer - like conditions with highs near 80. This trend of warm summer - like sunshine will continue through the weekend, into the first half of the upcoming week.
    (Published Saturday, April 20, 2013)

    Sunday: A very warm day. Inland: mid 80s, Bayside near 80, & at the Coast: near 70.

    Hot spots:

    • WalnutCreek 88
    • Gilroy 88
    • Livermore 87
    • Napa 86
    • SanJose 84
    • Oakland 81

    Monday: The heat is expected to peak today with Inland valleys near 90, Bayside near 80, and at the Coast: mid 70s.

    Ahead: High pressure will begin to break down through the week, allowing for the return of the cool ocean breeze by Thursday. Temps will cool by about 10 - 15 degrees by the end of the work week.