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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.

&&

$$

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.

CAZ055-056-260515-
/O.EXT.KSGX.WI.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-150426T0700Z/
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
110 PM PDT SAT APR 25 2015

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

* WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.
  ISOLATED GUSTS TO 65 MPH NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

* TIMING...STRONGEST WINDS OCCURRING THIS EVENING...DIMINISHING
  OVERNIGHT.

* LOCATION...NEAR THE MOUNTAIN RIDGE TOPS AND ALONG THE DESERT
  MOUNTAIN SLOPES.

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

* OUTLOOK...WINDS WILL WEAKEN SUNDAY MORNING. NORTHEAST WINDS WILL
  DEVELOP IN THE MOUNTAIN PASSES SUNDAY NIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

TARDY

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
912 PM PDT SAT APR 25 2015

...DAMAGING WINDS EXPECTED FOR PORTIONS OF THE MOUNTAINS TONIGHT
INTO SUNDAY MORNING...

.STRONG AND DAMAGING NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS WILL AFFECT THE
MOUNTAINS OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES OVERNIGHT INTO
SUNDAY. THE FOCUS OF STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE ACROSS THE
INTERSTATE 5 CORRIDOR IN THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS...WHERE
DAMAGING GUSTS BETWEEN 60 AND 70 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED. THE GUSTY
NORTHERLY WINDS WILL EXPAND SOUTHWARD OVERNIGHT AND IMPACT
PORTIONS OF THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY...SAN FERNANDO VALLEY...AND
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS. GUSTY NORTH CANYON WINDS TO 45 MPH WILL
ALSO AFFECT THE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST AND MOUNTAINS
OVERNIGHT.

CAZ046-088-547-261215-
/O.CON.KLOX.WI.Y.0021.150426T0500Z-150426T1700Z/
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SANTA CLARITA...NEWHALL...VALENCIA...
WOODLAND HILLS...NORTHRIDGE...BURBANK...UNIVERSAL CITY
912 PM PDT SAT APR 25 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS AND TIMING...AREAS OF NORTH WINDS INCREASING OVERNIGHT
  TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH. ISOLATED GUSTS TO 50 MPH
  ACROSS HIGHER TERRAIN.

* IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY
  FOR DRIVERS OF HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. MAJOR ROADWAYS THAT
  COULD BE AFFECTED INCLUDE INTERSTATES 5 AND 405...AS WELL AS
  HIGHWAY 118.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WHEN DRIVING...USE EXTRA CAUTION. BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN GUSTY
CROSS WINDS.

&&

$$

SIRARD

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
912 PM PDT SAT APR 25 2015

...DAMAGING WINDS EXPECTED FOR PORTIONS OF THE MOUNTAINS TONIGHT
INTO SUNDAY MORNING...

.STRONG AND DAMAGING NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS WILL AFFECT THE
MOUNTAINS OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES OVERNIGHT INTO
SUNDAY. THE FOCUS OF STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE ACROSS THE
INTERSTATE 5 CORRIDOR IN THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS...WHERE
DAMAGING GUSTS BETWEEN 60 AND 70 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED. THE GUSTY
NORTHERLY WINDS WILL EXPAND SOUTHWARD OVERNIGHT AND IMPACT
PORTIONS OF THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY...SAN FERNANDO VALLEY...AND
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS. GUSTY NORTH CANYON WINDS TO 45 MPH WILL
ALSO AFFECT THE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST AND MOUNTAINS
OVERNIGHT.

CAZ087-261000-
/O.EXP.KLOX.WI.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-150426T0400Z/
/O.NEW.KLOX.WI.Y.0022.150426T0500Z-150426T1000Z/
CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...AVALON
912 PM PDT SAT APR 25 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS AND TIMING...AREAS OF WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH
  WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH THROUGH THIS EVENING. LOCAL GUSTS OVER 50
  MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE. WINDS WILL BEGIN TO DIMINISH SOME AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.

* IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS COULD GENERATE BLOWING DEBRIS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WHEN DRIVING...USE EXTRA CAUTION. BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN GUSTY
CROSS WINDS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
717 PM PDT SAT APR 25 2015

CAZ095-098-099-260600-
/O.CON.KHNX.WI.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-150426T0600Z/
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-
SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TEHACHAPI...RIDGECREST...
CALIFORNIA CITY...EDWARDS AFB...MOJAVE
717 PM PDT SAT APR 25 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* TIMING...CONTINUING THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...DIFFICULTY DRIVING ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES ON HIGHWAYS 14...58 AND 178 AND U.S. 395.
  ADDITIONALLY... BLOWING DUST WILL RESTRICT VISIBILITY TO LESS
  THAN A MILE IN SOME LOCATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF GREATER THAN 45 MPH ARE
EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...
ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

SANGER

WEATHER.GOV/HANFORD

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
301 PM PDT SAT APR 25 2015

.STRONG SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING
ACROSS WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE MOJAVE DESERT AND SOUTHERN MOHAVE
COUNTY ARIZONA. BEHIND THE COLD FRONT NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE
THIS EVENING ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL NEVADA AND DOWN THE COLORADO RIVER
VALLEY SUNDAY.

AZZ001-003-CAZ524-525-NVZ022-260600-
/O.CON.KVEF.WI.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-150426T0600Z/
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-NORTHWEST DESERTS-EASTERN MOJAVE DESERT-
MORONGO BASIN-SOUTHERN CLARK COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLORADO CITY...
PIPE SPRING NATIONAL MONUMENT...TUWEEP...MT TRUMBELL...
WESTERN GRAND CANYON...KINGMAN...GOLDEN VALLEY...DOLAN SPRINGS...
VALENTINE...WIKIEUP...YUCCA...BAKER...MOUNTAIN PASS...
MITCHELL CAVERNS...MORONGO VALLEY...YUCCA VALLEY...
TWENTYNINE PALMS...PRIMM...SEARCHLIGHT...CAL-NEV-ARI
301 PM PDT SAT APR 25 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT /11 PM MST/
THIS EVENING FOR EASTERN SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY...SOUTHERN CLARK
COUNTY AND MOHAVE COUNTY...

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST TO WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING: PEAKING IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY
  EVENING...DECREASING LATE THIS EVENING.

* LOCATIONS: BAKER...MOUNTAIN PASS...SEARCHLIGHT...KINGMAN...
  TWENTYNINE PALMS...PRIMM...YUCCA VALLEY...DOLAN SPRINGS.

* IMPACTS: DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO BLOWING DUST AND
  STRONG CROSSWINDS...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH-PROFILE VEHICLE.
  STRONG WINDS MAY DISPLACE TREE DEBRIS...SMALL OBJECTS AND
  TEMPORARY STRUCTURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT CROSSWINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE STRONG
ENOUGH TO MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES. IN ADDITION...STRONG WINDS OVER DESERT AREAS COULD
RESULT IN BRIEFLY LOWERED VISIBILITIES TO WELL UNDER A MILE AT
TIMES IN BLOWING DUST OR BLOWING SAND. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

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