SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Gusty winds are expected to develop in San Diego County's valleys and mountains late tonight and stick around into the start of the workweek.
A National Weather Service wind advisory is set for 2 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday. Winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts of up to 50 mph will be possible in the mountains and valleys during the advisory period.
"Surface pressure gradients will transition from onshore to offshore tonight as surface high pressure builds into the Great Basin," the weather service advisory said. "This will result in gusty northeast to east winds developing late tonight and continuing through the day on Monday."
Winds speeds are expected to peak Monday morning, and gradually decrease Monday afternoon, according to the NWS.
Forecasters said the winds could make for difficult driving conditions, especially for motorists in high profile vehicles. Drivers were advised to be on the lookout for broken tree limbs and other debris.
San Diego Sheriff’s Department has closed Mission Gorge/Edgemoor, Mission Gorge/Riverview Parkway, and Buena Vista Avenue/Cottonwood due to a gas leak.
Tuesday is one of the cheesiest days of the year. Sept. 18 is the made-up holiday of National Cheeseburger Day, and restaurants are celebrating with discounts and free burgers.
The San Diego City Council Monday unanimously approved a plan to revitalize the Midway and Pacific Highway communities by adding parkland, pedestrian pathways and increased capacity for housing and making a series of traffic improvements.
A fiery multi-vehicle crash on state Route 163 near Miramar sent one person to a hospital Tuesday morning.
Controversy swirled up again in Encinitas over a staircase project proposed for Beacon’s Beach. The city has long been looking to replace the iconic Switchback Trail leading to Beacon’s Beach with a concrete staircase but many residents are not embracing the idea.
Stretches of state Route 163 will be closed beginning Monday night and continuing through Friday morning for maintenance work and to reduce the height of the overpass at Friars Road, Caltrans announced.
Temperatures Tuesday are near average, continuing to cool through Friday. Gusty winds in the mountains and deserts from the afternoon through evening.
The 22-year-old man who was shot by sheriff's deputies near the ticket window of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club was arraigned at his hospital bed at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla on Monday.
Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said Monday that he plans to blast off on the first-ever commercial trip around the moon and will invite six to eight artists, architects, designers and other creative people on the weeklong journey.