UPDATE 11:15 p.m. SUNDAY: Cooling winds swept onto San Luis Obispo County’s beaches and into coastal valleys Sunday, preventing another broken heat record in San Luis Obispo — but North County saw no relief as Paso Robles, at 108 degrees, surpassed a record for the second straight day.
North County highs are expected to remain in the triple digits through Thursday, according to PG&E meteorologist John Lindsay.
The previous record for a June 30 in Paso Robles was 107 degrees, set in 1996. Saturday in Paso Robles saw 111 degrees, which broke a record temperature of 109 degrees set June 29, 1994.
Temperatures on Sunday in San Luis Obispo reached only 90 degrees.
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UPDATE 6:20 p.m.: While it was hot in many places in San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles' record-breaking peak temperature was the hottest in the county Saturday.
At 5 p.m. Paso Robles reached 111 degrees, breaking a record set June 29, 1994 when it was 109.
UPDATE 3:05 p.m.: San Luis Obispo smashed a temperature record set June 29, 1996.
According to PG&E meteorologist John Lindsey, on that date the city had an all time high of 90 degrees.
Saturday that record was beat by 12 degrees at 10:56 a.m. when 102 degrees was recorded at the San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport.
Here are temperatures across much of the county as of 3:40 p.m., according to PG&E meteorologist John Lindsey:
Paso Robles - 108 degrees
Templeton - 105 degrees
Atascadero - 111 degrees
Creston - 108 degrees
SLO - 95 degrees
Los Osos - 66 degrees
Morro Bay - 62 degrees
Arroyo Grande -87 degrees
Pismo Beach - 77 degrees
Grover Beach - 77 degrees
Cambria - 80 degrees
Oceano - 81 degrees
Shell Beach - 99 degrees
San Simeon -71
Diablo Canyon - 68 degrees
Temperatures are expected to stay high across much of the inland county over the weekend.