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Wind advisory in effect from 6 pm this evening to 2 pm Sunday

Published on March 29, 2014 by Admin

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

Gusty west winds for the mountains and deserts for tonight through Sunday morning.

A trough of low pressure moving inland through Southern California will bring stronger onshore flow will locally strong gusty west winds in the mountains and deserts for tonight through Sunday morning.

San Bernardino County Mountains, Riverside County Mountains, San Diego Mountains, Apple and Lucerne Valleys, Coachella Valley, San Diego County Deserts

Wind Advisory in effect from 6 pm this evening to 2 pm Sunday.

The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a wind advisory.

Winds – Areas of West Winds 20-30 MPH with gusts to 50 MPH. Isolated Gusts to 60 MPH.

Location – Near mountain ridge tops, along desert mountain slopes, into adjacent desert areas

Timing – Winds increasing late this afternoon (Saturday), then subsiding Sunday afternoon.

Visibility – In the deserts, locally reduced in blowing and sand and dust.

Impacts – The winds will make driving difficult, especially for motorist with high profile vehicles. WATCH FOR BROKEN TREE LIMBS AND OTHER DEBRIS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:

– A wind advisory means that winds of 35 MPH are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

Current Wind Gust Reports on the Web:

HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/SGX/GMAP/INDEX.PHP

For a Detailed Map of the Hazard:

WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/WRH/WHV/?WFO=SGX

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