Weather reports for the area this coming weekend predict a cooling trend which is good news for firefighters and residents alike. Highs will drop to 70s and 80s for the coast and valleys. Next week, the coast will be back into the 60s and the valleys, 70s. By Tuesday, the area will be 5-10 degrees below normal making firefighting a little easier for crews.
NASA's Aqua satellite collected this natural-color image with the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, MODIS, instrument on May 15, 2014. Actively burning areas, detected by MODIS's thermal bands, are outlined in red. NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz LANCE/EOSDIS MODIS Rapid Response Team, GSFC. Caption by Lynn Jenner with information from CNN.com, San Diego CBS affliate Channel 8, and San Diego ABC affliate Channel 10.
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