October Begins With Scorching Heat

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    It might be the first day of October, but San Diegans won't see cool weather for a while. NBC 7 reporter Artie Ojeda spoke to business owners and residents throughout the county about the weather will impact them. (Published Monday, Oct 1, 2012)

    It might be the first day of October, but San Diegans won’t see cool weather for awhile.

    The first three days of the month are expected to be pretty warm, according to the National Weather Service.

    October Begins with Scorching Heat

    [DGO] October Begins with Scorching Heat
    It might be the first day of October, but San Diegans won't see cool weather for a while. NBC 7 reporter Artie Ojeda spoke to business owners and residents throughout the county about the weather will impact them. (Published Monday, Oct 1, 2012)

    “It is going to be hot outside,” said NBC 7 meteorologist Greg Bledsoe. “We’ll be about 10-15 degrees above average, especially in the inland areas.”

    Temperatures could reach up to 90 degrees at the coast, and 100 degrees in places such as El Cajon or Santee.

    Whitney Southwick's Noon Forecast for Monday Oct. 1, 2012

    [DGO] Whitney Southwick's Noon Forecast for Monday Oct. 1, 2012
    Whitney Southwick's Noon Forecast for Monday Oct. 1, 2012 (Published Monday, Oct 1, 2012)

    See the full forecast here

    NWS issued a statement that the hot dry conditions will increase potential for wildfire, especially near the coastal foothills.

    But the heatwave isn’t here to stay, said Bledsoe. Expect to feel a cooler climate throughout the week.

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