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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
1148 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

...LOCALLY STRONG GUSTY WINDS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT IN
PARTS OF THE MOUNTAINS AND DESERTS...

.A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TODAY.
IT WILL BRING STRONG GUSTY WINDS FROM THE MOUNTAIN CRESTS EAST
INTO PARTS OF THE DESERTS...STRONGEST IN RIVERSIDE AND SAN DIEGO
COUNTIES. TOP GUSTS WILL EXCEED 50 MPH THROUGH SAN GORGONIO PASS
AND PARTS OF THE EAST SLOPES OF THE MOUNTAINS AND DESERT
FOOTHILLS. WINDS WILL DECREASE EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

CAZ056-058-062-065-060500-
/O.CON.KSGX.WI.Y.0028.160505T2200Z-160506T1200Z/
RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY DESERTS-SAN GORGONIO PASS NEAR BANNING-
1148 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...AREAS OF WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT.

* LOCATION...MOUNTAIN CRESTS...DESERT MOUNTAIN SLOPES...DESERT
  FOOTHILLS AND SAN GORGONIO PASS.

* VISIBILITY...LOCAL VISIBILITY REDUCTIONS IN BLOWING DUST AND
  SAND IN THE DESERTS.

* IMPACTS...DRIVING OF HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES WILL BE DIFFICULT.
  SOME TREE BRANCHES COULD BREAK.

* OUTLOOK...WINDS WILL BE LIGHTER FRIDAY AND OVER THE WEEKEND.

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.

&&

$$

MAXWELL



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