Riverside County, CA
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High Wind Watch
CAZ055-056-058-060>062-251300-
/O.CON.KSGX.HW.A.0006.140426T0300Z-140427T0600Z/
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
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
CAZ055-056-251300-
/O.EXT.KSGX.WW.Y.0005.140426T0300Z-140426T1800Z/
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
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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