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California, San Diego County Mountains-Including The Palomar And Descanso Ranger Districts of the Cleveland National Forest

High Wind Watch

Statement as of 1:37 PM PDT on March 29, 2017

Expires 7:00 AM EDT on March 31, 2017


... High wind watch remains in effect from Thursday afternoon
through late Thursday night...

* winds... westerly 20 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph near the
desert slopes and foothills.

* Timing... winds increasing Thursday morning and becoming strong
and gusty in the afternoon. Strongest winds Thursday evening.
Winds will switch to north Thursday night.

* Location... the higher mountains and deserts with strongest winds
on the desert slopes and near the desert foothills in the
Coachella Valley and the San Diego County deserts.

* Visibility... blowing dust and sand will reduce visibility at
times to as low as 1 mile.

* Impacts... hazardous travel conditions at times due to low
visibility in blowing sand and dust, and sudden, strong cross-
winds. Difficult travel for high-profile vehicles. Minor
structural and tree damage possible.

* Outlook... gusty northerly winds through Friday morning in the
northern Coachella Valley, the Cajon Pass, parts of the inland
Empire and the Santa Ana Mountains.

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.



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