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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
110 PM PDT SAT APR 25 2015

...STRONG GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS FOR THE MOUNTAINS AND
DESERTS THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.A FAST MOVING WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL CARVE ACROSS SOUTHERN
CALIFORNIA TONIGHT AND EXIT ON SUNDAY. ONSHORE WEST TO NORTHWEST
WIND WILL INCREASE AHEAD OF THIS STORM THIS EVENING. THE WIND WILL
THEN SHIFT TO THE NORTH EARLY SUNDAY AND DECREASE. A NORTHEAST
WIND WILL INCREASE SUNDAY NIGHT ACROSS THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

CAZ058-060>062-065-260515-
/O.EXT.KSGX.WI.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-150426T0700Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-APPLE AND LUCERNE VALLEYS-
COACHELLA VALLEY-SAN DIEGO COUNTY DESERTS-
SAN GORGONIO PASS NEAR BANNING-
110 PM PDT SAT APR 25 2015

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT TONIGHT...

* WINDS...AREAS OF WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 45 MPH...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55
  MPH THIS EVENING. ISOLATED GUSTS TO 65 MPH ALONG THE FOOTHILL
  SLOPES AND PASSES.

* TIMING...INCREASING WIND THIS EVENING...DIMINISHING LATE
  TONIGHT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* LOCATION...EAST-WEST ORIENTED MOUNTAIN PASSES AND ALONG THE
  DESERT SLOPES AND ADJACENT DESERT AREAS. TRAVEL CORRIDORS
  IMPACTED INCLUDE THE I-8...I-10...I-15 AND HIGHWAY 78.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED AT TIMES TO ONE MILE OR LESS DUE TO
  BLOWING DUST AND SAND.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS FOR HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES AND COULD CAUSE TRAVEL DISRUPTIONS.

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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