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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Diego CA
915 PM PDT Thu Apr 27 2017

...Strong northeast winds Friday night and Saturday...

.Surface high pressure building over the Great Basin will produce
strong Santa Ana winds Friday night through midday Saturday.
Moderately strong northeast winds will begin Friday morning below
the Cajon Pass and in parts of Orange County, but the strongest
winds will surface Friday night and Saturday with sustained winds
of 25 to 35 MPH with gusts from 50 to 60 MPH. The winds will
diminish Saturday afternoon.

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San Bernardino and Riverside County Valleys-The Inland Empire-
San Bernardino County Mountains-Santa Ana Mountains and Foothills-
Orange County Inland Areas-
Including the cities of Riverside, San Bernardino, Ontario,
Moreno Valley, Fontana, Rancho Cucamonga, Corona, Crestline,
Lake Arrowhead, Big Bear City, Big Bear Lake, Running Springs,
Wrightwood, Santa Ana, Anaheim, Garden Grove, Orange, Fullerton,
and Mission Viejo
915 PM PDT Thu Apr 27 2017

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...Northeast winds 15 to 30 mph Friday, increasing to 25 to
  35 MPH with gusts from 50 to 60 MPH.

* TIMING...From late evening Friday through midday Saturday.

* LOCATION...I-15 through the Cajon Pass into the Inland Empire.
  The Santa Ana Mountains and Foothills into parts of inland
  Orange County.

* IMPACTS...Sudden, strong cross- winds, especially for high-
  profile vehicles. Possible tree and utility line damage. Downed
  palm fronds.

* OUTLOOK...Winds will diminish rapidly Saturday afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

Moede

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
816 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS THIS
EVENING...

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.Yet another upper level storm system is bringing strong winds to
the region. The Guadalupe Mountains will see the highest winds
through this evening before the winds diminish somewhat overnight.
Strong winds are again expected tomorrow afternoon across the
Guadalupe Mountains.

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Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Queen, Guadalupe Mountains NP,
and Pine Springs
716 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...
...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...This evening for the warning. Friday morning through
  Friday evening for the watch.

* WINDS...West 40 to 50 mph with gusts near 65 mph this evening.
  West 35 to 45 mph with gusts near 60 mph Friday.

* IMPACTS...Severe turbulence near the mountains will be
  hazardous for light low flying aircraft. These winds could
  make driving difficult for high profile vehicles.

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 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.

&&

$$

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