good times local news media events catalyst santa cruz california metro silicon valley news local events san jose weekly aptos, capitola, soquel, local news events paper gilroy dispatch local news events garlic festival santa cruz media events local california weekly king city rustler newspaper media local events car sales buy new car media
57.4 F
Watsonville
English English Español Español
July 2, 2022

PHOTO: Monstrous heat moves on; smoke layer to pass as well

An eerie pall of drift smoke has enveloped the Central Coast over the past few days. Charles Bell, meteorologist with the National Weather Service of Monterey, said much of the smoke is wafting its way from northern California into our region from wild land fires. However, there is also a fire in Gilroy that is contributing to the haze. “The good news is we are going to see the wind switching starting Tuesday and that will mostly end the smoke,” Bell said. As far as heat over the weekend, Bell said, “It was amazing what we saw as far as highs.” San Francisco hit 106 degrees, Santa Cruz reached 101, Watsonville hit a fiery 107 on Friday, and on Saturday 110, while Corralitos topped out at 101, Bell said. Temperatures will drop significantly over the next several days as a low pressure ridge moves through.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

ARTS & CULTURE

PVA to host art and history conference

WATSONVILLE—Pajaro Valley Arts (PVA) will host a one-day conference on July 9 centered around the figure Our Lady of Guadalupe.  Attendees will explore the historic...