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November 26, 2011 (San Diego’s East County) – While much of the nation braces for snow or rain, San Diegans can look forward to possible record high temperatures Sunday. Highs could hit the upper 80s in inland valleys and the low 80s in high desert areas.


If you’re planning to travel east, however, use caution since wind cuts up to 45 mph are forecast for I-8 east of El Cajon and SR-78 east of Escondido.

Mountain areas will be cooler, with highs in the upper 50s to upper 60s. Lower desert temperatures are expected to peak in the upper 60s, while coastal areas can expect temperatures in the uppers 70s to mid-80s.

Elsewhere in Southern California, travelers should be aware of high winds forecast for Banning Pass, Cajon Pass, and the Santa Ana foothills as well as the areas in San Diego’s East County mentioned above. Driving conditions may be difficult, particularly for high-profile vehicles.

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nice article!

well-written and the photos are gorgeous! a reminder that we also love our east county, especially in the fall, and need to get out there more often to soak up its beauty and support the businesses. can't wait to try the new bbq restaurant..."wild boar bratwurst"--wow!