Strong, gusty winds expected in San Diego County

SAN DIEGO – Strong, gusty winds were expected Saturday in San Diego County and much of the rest of Southern California.

A wind advisory was in effect for inland and mountain parts of the region through 2 p.m. as forecasters predicted high pressure over the Great Basin to bring in northeast to east winds of 15 to 25 miles per hour, with gusts of up to 55 mph.

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The strong winds could make driving hazardous in some areas, especially for high-profile vehicles, and the California Highway Patrol placed warning signs in some areas of Interstate 8 through the mountains.

Weaker and more localized winds were expected to continue into Sunday, according to he National Weather Service.