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Northwest Plateau-Eastern Sierra Slopes-Western Mojave Desert-
Eastern Mojave Desert-Morongo Basin-Northeast Clark County-
Western Clark and Southern Nye County-Sheep Range-
Spring Mountains-Red Rock Canyon-Las Vegas Valley-
Southern Clark County-
Including Colorado City,
Pipe Spring National Monument, Tuweep, Mt Trumbell,
Western Grand Canyon, Aspendell, Mt Whitney, Barstow, Daggett,
Fort Irwin, Baker, Mountain Pass, Mitchell Caverns,
Morongo Valley, Yucca Valley, Twentynine Palms, Mesquite,
Overton, Moapa, Pahrump, Indian Springs, Desert Rock,
Amargosa Valley, The Town Of Mt Charleston, Red Rock Canyon,
Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City, Primm,
.Searchlight, and Cal-Nev-Ari
733 PM PDT Tue Mar 28 2017 /733 PM MST Tue Mar 28 2017/
...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...
* TIMING...Winds will increase significantly Thursday as another
system moves into the region.
* WINDS...Southwest to west winds with gusts up to 60 mph
* IMPACTS...Strong winds may damage or displace unsecured
outdoor structures. Strong crosswinds will make travel
difficult for high profile vehicles. Strong winds on area
lakes will make for dangerous boating conditions. Localized
blowing dust will result in pockets of low visibility.
A High Wind Watch is issued when there is potential for a
hazardous high wind event. Continue to monitor forecasts for the
latest forecast information.
$$High Wind Watch
San Bernardino County Mountains-Riverside County Mountains-
San Diego County Mountains-Apple and Lucerne Valleys-
Coachella Valley-San Diego County Deserts-
San Gorgonio Pass Near Banning-
Including the cities of Lake Arrowhead, Big Bear City,
Big Bear Lake, Wrightwood, Julian, Pine Valley, Victorville,
Hesperia, Apple Valley, Indio, Palm Springs, Cathedral City,
Palm Desert, Palm Desert Country, La Quinta, Coachella,
Borrego Springs, and Desert Hot Springs
812 PM PDT Tue Mar 28 2017
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a High Wind
Watch, which is in effect from Thursday afternoon through late
* WINDS...Westerly 30 to 45 MPH with areas of 55 to 65 MPH gusts
near the desert slopes and foothills.
* TIMING...Winds increasing Thursday morning and becoming strong
and gusty in the afternoon. Strongest winds are expected
* LOCATION...The higher mountains and deserts. Strongest on the
desert slopes and near the desert foothills.
* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced in areas of blowing dust and sand.
* IMPACTS...Hazardous travel conditions at times due to reduced
visibility in blowing sand and dust, debris on roadways, and
sudden, strong cross-winds. Minor structural and tree damage
* OUTLOOK...Winds turning northerly Thursday night and remaining
gusty in some areas, but decreasing on Friday.
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