CA WFO SAN DIEGO Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO SAN DIEGO Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Wednesday, January 25, 2023

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HIGH WIND WATCH

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service San Diego CA

222 AM PST Wed Jan 25 2023

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 PM

PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Northeast winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 65 mph

expected. Isolated gusts up to 75 mph in foothills.

* WHERE...San Bernardino and Riverside County Valleys-The Inland

Empire, San Diego County Valleys, San Bernardino County

Mountains, Riverside County Mountains, Santa Ana Mountains and

Foothills, San Diego County Mountains, San Gorgonio Pass Near

Banning and Orange County Inland Areas.

* WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 10 PM PST Thursday. Strongest

and most widespread winds will be Thursday morning through

early afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.

Widespread power outages are possible. Travel will be

difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

The winds will make driving difficult...especially for motorists

with high profile vehicles. Watch for broken tree limbs and

downed power lines.

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 PM PST

THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45 mph

expected. Strongest winds in foothills.

* WHERE...San Diego County Coastal Areas, Apple and Lucerne

Valleys, Coachella Valley, San Diego County Deserts and Orange

County Coastal Areas.

* WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 10 PM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.

Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may

result.

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high

profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects. In the deserts...areas

of blowing dust and sand could locally reduce visibility to near

zero at times.

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