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California, San Bernardino County Mountains

Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 9:14 PM PDT on April 24, 2014

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on April 26, 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.





High Wind Warning

Statement as of 2:21 AM PDT on April 25, 2014


... High Wind Warning in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to 9 PM
PDT Saturday...

The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a High Wind
Warning... which is in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to 9 PM PDT
Saturday. The high wind watch is no longer in effect.

* 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 afternoon...
peaking Friday night. Winds will slowly weaken Saturday
afternoon and evening before diminishing Saturday night.

* Location... strongest sustained winds along Mountain Ridge tops
and on adjacent desert slopes. Strong wind gusts will surface
occasionally to the desert floor.

* 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... and along state highways 18 and 247 in San
Bernardino County. Watch for broken tree limbs and other debris
on roadways.

* Outlook... winds will begin to weaken late Saturday afternoon... but
remain gusty through Sunday morning


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.





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