SDG&E Weather Briefing

Friday, March 27, 2020

Safety Talking Point

JOB SITE SAFETY

  • Always remember to use your voltage tester.
  • Keep your eyes on your path, both overhead and underfoot.

Executive Summary

  • Changes since this morning’s issuance: updated rain/snow totals
  • Cloudy but dry tomorrow, then light scattered showers Sunday into early Monday morning
  • Widespread breezy conditions Sunday afternoon with minimal impacts expected
  • Warmer and drier Monday through Wednesday
  • The FPI will remain Normal in all districts through the next seven days

Forecast Discussion

24 Hour Rainfall (as of 0915)

Rancho Bernardo: 0.62”

Ramona: 0.55”

Alpine: 0.54”

Kearny Mesa: 0.32”

El Cajon: 0.23”

San Diego: 0.16”

Oceanside: 0.30”

Escondido: 0.06”

24 Hour Snowfall (as of 0915)

Palomar: 2.0”

Mt. Laguna: 4.5”

Descanso: 2.3”

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Showers will dissipate this morning and will be followed by some sunshine and a little warming. Saturday will be mostly cloudy, but dry, with temperatures about the same as today. Light, scattered showers are possible Sunday into early Monday morning, bringing breezy, but not impactful, conditions Sunday afternoon. Monday will bring a slight warming trend at least into Wednesday. There’s been quite a bit of disagreement in the forecast models regarding the second half of next week, so stay tuned for further information.

Fire Discussion

The FPI will remain Normal through the next seven days. 

Today's Fire Potential Index (FPI)

ME RA EA NE OC NC BC CM
Normal

4

Normal

4

Normal

4

Normal

4

Normal

5

Normal

5

Normal

5

Normal

5

< 12 | Normal 12 - 13 | Elevated 14 | Moderate < 15 | Extreme

7-Day FPI Outlook

  Fri
3/27
Sat
3/28
Sun
3/29
Mon
3/30
Tue
3/31
Wed
4/01
Thu
4/02
ME Normal

4

Normal

4

Normal

4

Normal

5

Normal

7

Normal

7

Normal

7

RA Normal

4

Normal

4

Normal

4

Normal

5

Normal

7

Normal

7

Normal

7

EA Normal

4

Normal

4

Normal

4

Normal

5

Normal

7

Normal

7

Normal

5

NE Normal

4

Normal

4

Normal

4

Normal

5

Normal

7

Normal

7

Normal

5

OC Normal

5

Normal

4

Normal

4

Normal

5

Normal

7

Normal

5

Normal

4

NC Normal

5

Normal

4

Normal

4

Normal

5

Normal

5

Normal

5

Normal

4

BC Normal

5

Normal

4

Normal

4

Normal

5

Normal

5

Normal

5

Normal

4

CM Normal

5

Normal

4

Normal

4

Normal

5

Normal

5

Normal

5

Normal

4

Forecast Weather Legend

< 12 | Normal 12 - 14 | Elevated 15 - 17 | Extreme

Latest 7-Day Forecast

Fri
3/27
Sat
3/28
Sun
3/29
Mon
3/30
Tue
3/31
Wed
4/01
Thu
4/02
EXPECTED WEATHER CONDITIONS
partly cloudy
cloudy
rainy
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
sunny
cloudy
BEACHES
49/61 51/62 50/62 53/66 56/72 55/71 54/68
MESAS
48/60 48/61 50/60 49/67 52/74 55/72 54/68
MIRAMAR
46/61 48/61 48/61 48/68 51/75 54/74 53/71
INLAND ORANGE COUNTY
43/60 46/63 47/64 47/70 51/75 54/74 53/71
INLAND VALLEY
45/61 46/65 47/64 48/73 49/79 51/77 53/73
FOOTHILLS
38/58 42/59 40/57 41/68 44/76 47/74 45/72
MOUNTAINS
34/42 35/50 37/47 44/56 48/63 45/64 44/60
DESERTS
46/68 46/73 47/71 53/79 56/84 55/86 55/83
BACKCOUNTRY WINDS
23 19 21 16 16 16 18
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
90% 0% 65% 20% 0% 0% 15%

Forecast Weather Legend

High Heat (above 95F) Illness Prevention measures are mandated by Safety Standard G 8366: Pre-shift meeting to review preventive, cool down, and communication measures; Shade & 1 quart of cool water per hour per crew member required. Supervisors to observe for employee heat illnesses, or use a buddy system or regular communication with sole employees. Shading indicates Heat Illness Prevention (heat wave at or above 80F) measures are mandated by Safety Standard G 8366: Shade & 1 quart of cool water per hour per crew member required. Supervisors to observe for employee heat illinesses.
Shading Indicates low temperatures in this region are expected to be at 40 degrees Fahrenheit or lower Shading Indicates low temperatures in this region are expected to be at 32 degrees Fahrenheit or lower

Tide Report

LA JOLLA, SCRIPPS PIER, CALIFORNIA

Almanac

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

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