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By Miriam Raftery 

October 19, 2019 (San Diego) – The National Weather Service is warning of critical fire weather from Sunday through Tuesday locally, with the highest risk on Tuesday. 

Gusty northeast windsup to 40 miles per hour  are forecast in the mountains, passes and coastal slopes, with very warm weather and low humidity Monday and Tuesday.  


Along the coasts, elevated surf and rip current dangers are expected during that time period, with a small craft advisory in effect through Monday.


Later in the week, offshore winds are forecast beginning Thursday through as late as Saturday.


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