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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
130 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...STRONG AND GUSTY ONSHORE WINDS IN THE MOUNTAINS AND DESERTS
THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.A STORM SYSTEM MOVING THROUGH THE REGION WILL BRING GUSTY
SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS TO THE MOUNTAINS AND DESERTS TONIGHT AND
SATURDAY. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR SATURDAY MORNING.
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

CAZ055-056-058-060>062-010400-
/O.CON.KSGX.WI.Y.0049.141101T0300Z-141102T0000Z/
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-APPLE AND LUCERNE VALLEYS-
COACHELLA VALLEY-SAN DIEGO COUNTY DESERTS-
130 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 PM
PDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.
  ISOLATED GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE IN ON RIDGE TOPS AND DESERT
  MOUNTAIN SLOPES.

* TIMING...TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION...ALONG MOUNTAIN RIDGES...DESERT SLOPES...THROUGH AND
  BELOW CANYONS AND PASSES...AND INTO ADJACENT DESERT FOOTHILLS.
  IN THE COACHELLA VALLEY...THROUGH AND BELOW THE SAN GORGONIO
  PASS AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 10. INTERSTATE 8 IN THE SAN DIEGO
  COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND DESERT WILL BE IMPACTED AS WELL.

* VISIBILITY...MAY BE REDUCED IN THE DESERT DUE TO BLOWING DUST
  AND SAND AND IN THE MOUNTAINS DUE TO BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...THE WINDS MAY MAKE FOR DIFFICULT DRIVING
  CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. WATCH OUT
  FOR BROKEN TREE LIMBS.

* OUTLOOK...CONDITIONS WILL SLIGHTLY IMPROVE LATE SATURDAY...
  AND THROUGH SUNDAY.

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.

&&

$$

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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
134 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SNOW ACCUMULATING AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.A COLD STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TONIGHT
THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY. THE SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO GENERATE A PERIOD
OF MODERATE SNOW IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE MOUNTAINS...WITH
THE HEAVIEST SNOW LIKELY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. CONDITIONS WILL
IMPROVE SUNDAY.

CAZ055-056-010400-
/O.CON.KSGX.WW.Y.0006.141101T0600Z-141101T2100Z/
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BALDWIN LAKE...
BIG BEAR CITY...BIG BEAR LAKE...FAWNSKIN
134 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS
EVENING TO 2 PM PDT SATURDAY...

* ELEVATION...ABOVE 6500 FEET.

* SNOW LEVELS...7500 FT TONIGHT...LOWERING TO 6000 FT SATURDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 3 INCHES BETWEEN 6500-7500 FT. 3 TO 6
  INCHES ABOVE 7500 FT.

* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. A FEW LINGERING
  LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: BIG BEAR CITY...BIG BEAR LAKE...FAWNSKIN...
  MT SAN JACINTO STATE PARK.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.
  GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE ON RIDGE TOPS.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO 1 MILE OR LESS AT TIMES IN SNOW...
  BLOWING SNOW...AND FOG.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE
  MOUNTAINS DUE TO SNOW ON ROADWAYS AND POOR VISIBILITY. CHAINS
  MAY BE REQUIRED IN SOME AREAS.

* OUTLOOK...CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE SUNDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE
  BUILDS IN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE
TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED
VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$

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