Skies clear, temperatures warm across San Luis Obispo County for Labor Day weekend

Superb weather is forecast for this afternoon and through Labor Day as high pressure moves toward the Central Coast from the east and creates sunny, warm conditions.

This afternoon’s high temperature in San Luis Obispo will be in the mid-70s, while it will be in the mid-90s in the North County, according to local forecasting expert John Lindsey. Highs at the beaches will be in the upper 60s to low 70s.

Fog will redevelop tonight along the coast, but offshore winds Monday morning will burn away any low clouds, and a sunny holiday will result. Daytime highs will warm a bit more in all areas.

While the weather is summerlike, the 2012-13 rain season started on July 1. The Tribune has changed where it is measuring rainfall for San Luis Obispo to Cal Poly, the official home of climatology for the city as designated by the National Weather Service. Previously the city’s rain readings were measured at a gauge on the western side of town operated by