SEVERE WEATHER

  • San Diego
    Riverside
  • High Wind Watch

    San Diego, CA

    SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-APPLE AND LUCERNE VALLEYS-
    COACHELLA VALLEY-SAN DIEGO COUNTY DESERTS-
    922 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

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

    * WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH...GUSTING TO 65
    MPH. WIND GUSTS OF 70 MPH OR GREATER ARE POSSIBLE IN THE MORE
    WIND-PRONE AREAS.

    * TIMING...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS INCREASING FRIDAY EVENING...
    PEAKING FRIDAY NIGHT. WINDS WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN SATURDAY
    AFTERNOON AND EVENING BEFORE DIMINISHING SATURDAY NIGHT.

    * LOCATION...STRONGEST ALONG MOUNTAIN RIDGE TOPS AND ON ADJACENT
    DESERT SLOPES...AS WELL AS FAR NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE COACHELLA
    VALLEY AND FAR SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY.

    * VISIBILITY...REDUCED AT TIMES BY BLOWING SAND AND DUST IN THE
    DESERTS.

    * IMPACTS...THE WINDS WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR
    MOTORISTS WITH HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. TRAVEL MAY BE IMPACTED
    ALONG 1-10 IN THE COACHELLA VALLEY AND I-8 THROUGH THE SAN DIEGO
    COUNTY MOUNTAINS. WATCH FOR BROKEN TREE LIMBS AND OTHER DEBRIS.

    * OUTLOOK...WINDS WILL BEGIN TO WEAKEN LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
    BUT REMAIN GUSTY THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

    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.



  • High Wind Watch

    Riverside, CA

    SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-APPLE AND LUCERNE VALLEYS-
    COACHELLA VALLEY-SAN DIEGO COUNTY DESERTS-
    922 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

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

    * WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH...GUSTING TO 65
    MPH. WIND GUSTS OF 70 MPH OR GREATER ARE POSSIBLE IN THE MORE
    WIND-PRONE AREAS.

    * TIMING...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS INCREASING FRIDAY EVENING...
    PEAKING FRIDAY NIGHT. WINDS WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN SATURDAY
    AFTERNOON AND EVENING BEFORE DIMINISHING SATURDAY NIGHT.

    * LOCATION...STRONGEST ALONG MOUNTAIN RIDGE TOPS AND ON ADJACENT
    DESERT SLOPES...AS WELL AS FAR NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE COACHELLA
    VALLEY AND FAR SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY.

    * VISIBILITY...REDUCED AT TIMES BY BLOWING SAND AND DUST IN THE
    DESERTS.

    * IMPACTS...THE WINDS WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR
    MOTORISTS WITH HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. TRAVEL MAY BE IMPACTED
    ALONG 1-10 IN THE COACHELLA VALLEY AND I-8 THROUGH THE SAN DIEGO
    COUNTY MOUNTAINS. WATCH FOR BROKEN TREE LIMBS AND OTHER DEBRIS.

    * OUTLOOK...WINDS WILL BEGIN TO WEAKEN LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
    BUT REMAIN GUSTY THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

    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.



  • Winter Weather Advisory

    Riverside, CA

    INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...ANGELUS OAKS...BALDWIN LAKE...
    BARTON FLATS...BIG BEAR CITY...BIG BEAR LAKE...FAWNSKIN...
    FOREST FALLS...RUNNING SPRINGS...PINE COVE
    914 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

    ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM FRIDAY TO
    11 AM PDT SATURDAY...

    * SNOW LEVELS...LOWERING FROM 7000 FT FRIDAY EVENING TO AROUND
    4500 TO 5000 FT BY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

    * TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS BEGINNING LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON...HEAVIEST
    AND MOST WIDESPREAD FRIDAY NIGHT. SHOWERS TAPERING OFF BY LATE
    SATURDAY MORNING.


    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...A DUSTING AROUND 5000 FT. 1 TO 3 INCHES
    FROM 6000 TO 7500 FT...AND UP TO 4 INCHES ABOVE 7500 FT.

    * WINDS...20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH. GUSTS 70 MPH OR
    GREATER POSSIBLE ALONG THE RIDGES AND THROUGH THE FAVORED CANYONS.

    * VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO 1 MILE OR LESS AT TIMES IN
    SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...AND FOG.

    * IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE
    MOUNTAINS DUE TO SNOW ON ROADWAYS AND POOR VISIBILITY. CHAINS
    MAY BE REQUIRED IN SOME AREAS.

    * OUTLOOK...SNOW SHOWERS WILL TAPER OFF LATE SATURDAY MORNING...
    BUT WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO BE STRONG THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE
    TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED
    VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.



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