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High Wind Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Diego CA
413 AM PDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...Severe westerly winds with damage possible this afternoon and
evening in the Mountains and Deserts...

.A deep low pressure system over the Great Basin will generate
very strong westerly winds this afternoon and evening over the
mountains and deserts. Wind gusts over 60 mph will be likely with
the potential for damage to trees and utility systems. Winds will
diminish and turn northerly late tonight but remain gusty through
Friday.

CAZ055-056-058-061-062-065-302100-
/O.CON.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
413 AM PDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 11 PM
PDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...Sustained west winds of 20 to 40 mph. Gusts up to 80 mph
  along mountain tops and the desert mountain slopes. Gusts up to
  60 mph in the Coachella Valley and San Diego County desert.

* TIMING...Winds will increase this morning, becoming strong and
  with the potential for damage this afternoon and evening. The
  strongest winds are expected between 3 and 8 PM.

* LOCATION...From the 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 tonight and be quite gusty
  from the northern Coachella Valley and through the Cajon Pass,
  but not as strong. Gusty northerly winds will continue Friday.

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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