Conditions in Santa Ana were forecast to bring warm weather west of the San Diego County mountains on Sunday, along with gusty northeasterly winds in the mountains and passes, the National Weather Service said.
On Sunday, near-critical fire conditions were predicted to occur across the province.
Winds were expected to peak Sunday afternoon with gusts of 45-55 mph, then slowly decline, the NWS said.
High temperatures along the coast are forecast to reach 85 degrees, 88 in the western valleys, 79 near the foothills, 71 in the mountains and 84 in the deserts, according to the weather bureau.
A trough was expected to bring cooler weather and a chance for some light showers on Tuesday, forecasters said.
The high-pressure rebuilding over the Great Basin on Wednesday was predicted to bring another round of warm, dry weather and gusty Santa Ana winds from Thanksgiving Day into the holiday weekend.
City News Service contributed to this article.