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High Wind Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
438 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY TODAY AS A POWERFUL STORM MOVES THROUGH
THE REGION...

...CONTINUED STRONG WINDS IN THE MOUNTAINS AND DESERTS ON
SATURDAY...

.A POWERFUL STORM WILL MOVE ACROSS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
TODAY...BRINGING STRONG AND POSSIBLY DAMAGING SOUTHWEST TO WEST
WINDS TO THE COAST AND VALLEYS IN ADDITION TO THE MOUNTAINS AND
SAN DIEGO DESERTS...WHILE WINDS ARE STILL STRONG BUT NOT QUITE AS
POWERFUL IN THE OTHER DESERT AREAS. BLUSTERY WINDS CONTINUE IN THE
MOUNTAINS AND DESERTS ON SATURDAY BEFORE WEAKENING. ANOTHER
POWERFUL STORM WILL BRING STRONG TO POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS
AGAIN TO THE AREA LATE SUNDAY.

CAZ062-202300-
/O.CON.KSGX.HW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170122T0600Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY DESERTS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BORREGO SPRINGS
438 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST SATURDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 25 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 60 MPH AND
  LOCAL GUSTS OVER 65 MPH FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.

* TIMING...THROUGH SATURDAY...WITH STRONGEST WINDS TODAY AND TONIGHT.

* LOCATION...FROM THE MOUNTAIN CRESTS EAST AND NORTH TO THE
  DESERTS...WITH STRONGEST WINDS ON DESERT MOUNTAIN SLOPES AND
  BELOW PASSES AND CANYONS.

* IMPACTS...DRIVING WILL BE DANGEROUS FOR HIGH-PROFILE VEHICLES.
  SOME TREE BRANCHES...POWER LINES AND STRUCTURES COULD HAVE
  DAMAGE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. MOTORISTS SHOULD ALSO BE ALERT FOR
  OTHER DEBRIS.

* OUTLOOK...WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE SATURDAY...BUT STRONG
  WINDS ARE EXPECTED AGAIN LATE SUNDAY.

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.

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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