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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
901 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...STRONG WINDS IN THE MOUNTAINS AND DESERTS THURSDAY...

...EVEN STRONGER WINDS IN THE MOUNTAINS AND DESERTS FRIDAY INTO
SATURDAY...

.A COUPLE OF STORM SYSTEMS WILL BRING GUSTY SOUTHWEST TO WEST
WINDS TO THE MOUNTAINS AND DESERTS THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. THE
FIRST STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 20 TO
35 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 50 MPH THURSDAY... ESPECIALLY ON THE
DESERT MOUNTAIN SLOPES AND INTO THE DESERTS. THE SECOND STORM
SYSTEM WILL ARRIVE FRIDAY AND BRING STRONGER WINDS WITH AREAS OF
SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 25 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 65 MPH...
WITH THESE WINDS CONTINUING INTO SATURDAY MORNING. TRAVEL WILL BE
DIFFICULT IN THE MOUNTAINS AND DESERTS DUE TO THE STORMS THURSDAY
INTO SATURDAY.

CAZ058-060-062-065-191415-
/O.CON.KSGX.WI.Y.0005.170119T0600Z-170120T1200Z/
/O.CON.KSGX.HW.A.0001.170120T1200Z-170121T2000Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-APPLE AND LUCERNE VALLEYS-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY DESERTS-SAN GORGONIO PASS NEAR BANNING-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JULIAN...PINE VALLEY...VICTORVILLE...
HESPERIA...APPLE VALLEY...BORREGO SPRINGS...BANNING...
DESERT HOT SPRINGS
901 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...
...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS OVER 50
  MPH OVERNIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...THEN 25 TO 45 MPH WITH LOCAL
  GUSTS OVER 65 MPH FRIDAY AFTERNOON INTO SATURDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...OVERNIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING... WITH STRONGEST
  WINDS FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT.

* 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 OR POWER LINES COULD HAVE DAMAGE FRIDAY OR
  FRIDAY NIGHT. MOTORISTS SHOULD ALSO BE ALERT FOR OTHER DEBRIS.

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

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.

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH...OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$
GREGORIA

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