Wind Advisory
Areas affected:
Riverside, CA

CAZ030-032-301215-
/O.EXT.KPSR.WI.Y.0007.170330T2100Z-170331T1100Z/
Joshua Tree National Park-Riverside County/Eastern Deserts-
Including the cities of Cottonwood Visitor Center, Keys View,
Lost Horse, Chiriaco Summit, Desert Center, and Eagle Mountain
539 PM PDT Wed Mar 29 2017

…WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THURSDAY TO 4 AM PDT
FRIDAY…

* AFFECTED AREA…Eastern Riverside County including Interstate
10 from Blythe through the Coachella Valley and Joshua Tree
National Park

* TIMING…Thursday afternoon through early Friday morning

* WINDS…West winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph

* IMPACTS…Strong winds will create difficult driving
conditions especially for high profile vehicles. Locally
reduced visibilities due to blowing dust possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of between
30 and 40 mph are expected, or wind gusts of between 40 and
58 mph. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially
for high profile vehicles. In addition, strong winds over desert
areas could result in briefly lowered visibilities to well under
a mile at times in blowing dust or blowing sand. Use extra
caution.

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High Wind Warning
Areas affected:
Riverside, CA; San Diego, CA

CAZ055-056-058-061-062-065-301200-
/O.UPG.KSGX.HW.A.0005.170330T1900Z-170331T1100Z/
/O.NEW.KSGX.HW.W.0006.170330T1900Z-170331T0600Z/
San Bernardino County Mountains-Riverside County Mountains-
San Diego County Mountains-Coachella Valley-
San Diego County Deserts-San Gorgonio Pass Near Banning-
Including the cities of Lake Arrowhead, Big Bear City,
Big Bear Lake, Wrightwood, Julian, Pine Valley, Indio,
Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Palm Desert, Palm Desert Country,
La Quinta, Coachella, Borrego Springs, and Desert Hot Springs
613 PM PDT Wed Mar 29 2017

…HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 11 PM PDT THURSDAY…

The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from noon to 11 PM PDT Thursday. The
High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* WINDS…Sustained west winds of 20 to 40 mph. Gusts to 70 mph or
higher on mountain tops and desert mountain slopes. Gusts of 50
to 60 mph in the Coachella Valley and the San Diego County
desert.

* TIMING…Winds will increase Thursday morning, becoming strong
and locally damaging Thursday afternoon and evening. The
strongest winds are expected between 2 and 6 PM Thursday.

* LOCATION…Mountain tops to the desert floor.

* VISIBILITY…Severe restrictions of a quarter of a mile or less
in blowing dust and sand possible in the deserts.

* IMPACTS…Hazardous travel conditions at times due to low
visibility in blowing sand and dust, and sudden, strong cross-
winds. Difficult travel for high-profile vehicles, especially
Big Rigs which are prone to toppling. Minor structural and tree
damage possible.

* OUTLOOK…Winds will turn northerly Thursday night and be quite
gusty from the northern Coachella Valley and through the Cajon
Pass, but not as strong.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

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High Wind Warning
Areas affected:
Riverside, CA; San Diego, CA

CAZ055-056-058-061-062-065-301200-
/O.UPG.KSGX.HW.A.0005.170330T1900Z-170331T1100Z/
/O.NEW.KSGX.HW.W.0006.170330T1900Z-170331T0600Z/
San Bernardino County Mountains-Riverside County Mountains-
San Diego County Mountains-Coachella Valley-
San Diego County Deserts-San Gorgonio Pass Near Banning-
Including the cities of Lake Arrowhead, Big Bear City,
Big Bear Lake, Wrightwood, Julian, Pine Valley, Indio,
Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Palm Desert, Palm Desert Country,
La Quinta, Coachella, Borrego Springs, and Desert Hot Springs
613 PM PDT Wed Mar 29 2017

…HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 11 PM PDT THURSDAY…

The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from noon to 11 PM PDT Thursday. The
High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* WINDS…Sustained west winds of 20 to 40 mph. Gusts to 70 mph or
higher on mountain tops and desert mountain slopes. Gusts of 50
to 60 mph in the Coachella Valley and the San Diego County
desert.

* TIMING…Winds will increase Thursday morning, becoming strong
and locally damaging Thursday afternoon and evening. The
strongest winds are expected between 2 and 6 PM Thursday.

* LOCATION…Mountain tops to the desert floor.

* VISIBILITY…Severe restrictions of a quarter of a mile or less
in blowing dust and sand possible in the deserts.

* IMPACTS…Hazardous travel conditions at times due to low
visibility in blowing sand and dust, and sudden, strong cross-
winds. Difficult travel for high-profile vehicles, especially
Big Rigs which are prone to toppling. Minor structural and tree
damage possible.

* OUTLOOK…Winds will turn northerly Thursday night and be quite
gusty from the northern Coachella Valley and through the Cajon
Pass, but not as strong.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

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