AccuWeather forecast: Seasonably cool temperatures today ahead of Red Flag Warning, wind event

The marine layer has deepened overnight bringing widespread low clouds this morning.

Seasonably cool temperatures will result today with ample sunshine and highs in the low to mid 60s coast side to the lower 70s far inland.

Today will be the nicer day out of the weekend as extreme fire danger increases rapidly tomorrow.

A dry frontal boundary will drop across the Bay Area Sunday afternoon.

North to northeast winds will pick up and drier air will overspread the region.

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Strong winds not only in the hills but also in the lower elevations combined with the dry air will create high fire danger beginning Sunday afternoon through Tuesday morning.

A Red Flag Warning has been issued for the entire Bay Area for most of this three day time frame.

NNE winds will be 25-40 mph with gusts to near 70 mph in the hills and mountains.



A Wind Advisory for the lower elevation begins 4 p.m. Sunday through 10 a.m. Monday.

Lower elevations will see 20-30 mph winds & gusts likely to 50 mph. The strongest winds will arrive between 6 and 7 p.m. Sunday lasting through around midnight.

This will be the strongest wind event since 2017 so please be prepared!

Colder mornings and warmer days arrive next week. Unfortunately, no rain is in the forecast through Election Day.

Sunday Night Through Tuesday:
High to Extreme offshore wind event develops behind a dry cold front Sunday afternoon. This will be our strongest and most dangerous event this season. Winds likely cause damage on their own and will rapidly spread any fires.

Santa Rosa 72
Concord 73
San Francisco 64
Oakland 68
San Jose 72

Coast:
Today: Morning clouds, then still cloudy & cool
Highs: 60-64
Tonight: Becoming cloudy
Lows: 47-50

East Bay:
Today: Partly cloudy & cool
Highs: 67-72
Tonight: Partly cloudy
Lows: Near 50

East Bay Valleys:
Today: Partly cloudy & cool
Highs: In the low to mid 70s
Tonight: Clear skies
Lows: 48-54

North Bay:
Today: Partly cloudy & cool.
Highs: 68-72.
Tonight: Becoming mostly cloudy.
Lows: 42-50

Peninsula:
Today: Partly cloudy & cool
Highs: 66-69
Tonight: Areas of fog
Lows: In the lower 50s

South Bay:
Today: Partly cloudy & cool
Highs: In the low 70s
Tonight: Partly cloudy
Lows: 47-51

Sunday: Sunny & very windy conditions developing. Red Flag Warning begins 11 a.m. in upper elevations, 8 p.m. in the entire Bay Area through Tuesday at 11 a.m. Wind Advisory takes effect in lower elevations at 4 p.m. Sunday through 10 a.m. Monday.

Highs: 60-76.

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