Weather service issues fire watch for Bay Area as temperatures stay high

Pleasanton, Tri-Valley to see continued dry conditions, highs in the 90s by tomorrow

High temperatures, dry conditions and strong evening winds prompted the National Weather Service to issue a fire weather watch last night for the Bay Area today and Tuesday.

The combination of warm temperatures, low humidity, strong overnight gusts and dry hills could lead to increased fire activity across the region, according to the weather service.

The fire weather watch went is into effect at around 6 p.m. Sunday and will last until Wednesday morning.

As for the weather in general, Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley will be sunny again today with high temperatures in the mid 80s, and northwest winds of 5 to 10 mph anticipated.

Tonight the Tri-Valley is expected to be clear. Lows in the mid 60s and west winds of 5 to 10 mph are anticipated.

Tomorrow, the Tri-Valley is expected to be sunny. Highs in the lower 90s and variable winds of 5 to 10 mph are expected.

Bay City News contributed to this report.

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