Realtively little change to our weather today through the weekend as temperatures remain slightly above-average with dry conditions. An increasing onshore flow will generate gusty west winds at times, mainly during the afternoons. Expect partly cloudy skies today with area of drift smoke as highs reach the mid to upper-70's. Westerly winds increasing 10-20mph with gusts around 25mph possible. Temperatures cool a bit over the weekend as we pull highs into the mid-70's, while overnight lows drop into the upper 30's and 40's, continued breezy during the afternoons. Temperatures will remain close to average next week as our forecast remains dry. El Dorado Fire remains quite active south of Hwy 38 today, ocassionally spotting north of the Hwy. Today's challenge will be gusty west winds; firefighters will work to progress the fire eastward into the Lake Fire burn scar and hold it south of Hwy 38.
Total acres burned: 21,678 and 66% contained.
While the fire poses no immediate threat to Big Bear, residents are advised to be ready should an evacuation be issued. For the latest information on the El Dorado Fire please visit socalmountains.com
Today High: 77.4ºF @ 12:53 PM ∙Low: 48.6ºF @ 1:17 AM Max Wind Gust: 19.6 mph @ 11:07 AM Rain: 0.00" ∙ Snow: 0.00" Sunrise: 6:29 am ∙ Sunset: 6:46 pm Current Air Quality:Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups
Current Fire Threat:Very High