San Diego County Deserts Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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High Wind Warning
Issued: 12:36 PM PDT Apr. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 2 am PDT Friday...

* winds... southwest to west winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts 35 to 50
mph. Isolated gusts to 60 mph along the desert slopes.

* Timing... through tonight.

* Visibility... locally reduced to 1 mile or less in blowing dust
and sand.

* Impacts... difficult driving, especially for motorists with
high profile vehicles. Reduced visibilities. Downed trees and
power lines.

* Outlook... winds will diminish tonight.

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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