A high wind warning has been issued for the desert and mountain areas east of San Diego through Tuesday,
The National Weather Service warns of 20 to 30 mph winds with gusts up to 60 mph.
Travelers and homeowners should keep in mind the strongest winds will occur Monday morning and evening the NWS advises.
The NWS reports the strongest wind gust so far was 59 mph recorded at 3 a.m. in Burns Canyon in the northeast area of the San Bernardino Mountains.
There may be reduced visibility from blowing dust and sand in the deserts. Homeowners will want to secure items like umbrellas, patio furniture and trash cans.
The high wind warning expires around 8 p.m. Tuesday.