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High Wind Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
1259 PM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

...A HIGH WIND WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR AREAS NEAR AND BELOW THE
CAJON AND SAN GORGONIO PASSES...THE SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS AND
COASTAL FOOTHILLS...THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL MOUNTAIN SLOPES
AND FOOTHILLS...

.BUILDING SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT BASIN WILL GENERATE
MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS ACROSS THE REGION SUNDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. SANTA ANA WIND-PRONE PASSES
AND CANYONS WILL BE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE HIGHEST GUSTS OF 65
MPH OR MORE. THESE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN MONDAY EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY.

CAZ048-050-055>058-065-554-070500-
/O.NEW.KSGX.HW.A.0002.160207T2200Z-160208T2200Z/
SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS-THE INLAND EMPIRE-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY VALLEYS-SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-SAN GORGONIO PASS NEAR BANNING-
ORANGE COUNTY INLAND AREAS-
1259 PM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...EAST TO NORTHEAST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS 50 TO 65 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS INCREASING THROUGH THE DAY ON SUNDAY...PEAKING
  SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING...THEN WEAKENING INTO TUESDAY.

* LOCATION...ALONG THE COASTAL MOUNTAIN SLOPES AND FOOTHILLS AND
  BELOW FAVORED PASSES AND CANYONS

* VISIBILITY...LOCALLY REDUCED IN BLOWING DUST

* IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS WILL BE A POTENTIAL HAZARD FOR HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES. BROKEN TREE LIMBS AND DEBRIS ON ROADWAYS .

* OUTLOOK...WINDS OF ADVISORY STRENGTH MAY DEVELOP EARLIER ON
  SUNDAY IN SOME WIND-PRONE AREAS AND CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY
  MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH...OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$

JAD



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