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April 27, 2010 12:22PM
High Wind Warning
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
306 AM PDT TUE APR 27 2010

...STRONG GUSTY WINDS IN THE MOUNTAINS AND DESERTS LATE THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL BRING STRONG WINDS
ALOFT AND STRONG ONSHORE FLOW. THIS WILL CAUSE STRONG GUSTY WINDS
IN THE MOUNTAINS AND DESERTS LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING.

CAZ055-060-272100-
/O.UPG.KSGX.HW.A.0003.100428T0600Z-100429T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KSGX.WI.Y.0020.100427T2300Z-100428T1900Z/
/O.NEW.KSGX.HW.W.0004.100428T1900Z-100429T0700Z/
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-APPLE AND LUCERNE VALLEYS-
306 AM PDT TUE APR 27 2010

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO NOON PDT
WEDNESDAY...
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT
PDT WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT PDT
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. A WIND ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS WIND
ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO NOON PDT
WEDNESDAY. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL REACH ADVISORY STRENGTH LATE THIS AFTERNOON
AND STRENGTHEN TO WARNING STRENGTH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* WINDS: AREAS OF SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO 50 MPH LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...THEN
25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* VISIBILITY: IN THE DESERTS...LOCALLY LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE
AT TIMES IN BLOWING DUST AND SAND.

* IMPACTS: DIFFICULTY DRIVING HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. POSSIBLE
BROKEN TREE LIMBS...DOWNED TREES AND DOWNED POWER LINES.

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 WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

THE WINDS WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR MOTORISTS
WITH HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. WATCH FOR BROKEN TREE LIMBS AND
DOWNED POWER LINES. IN THE DESERTS...AREAS OF BLOWING DUST AND SAND
COULD REDUCE VISIBILITY TO NEAR ZERO.

&&

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High Wind Warning

Rick1655April 27, 2010 12:22PM



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