Imperial County West Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:06 AM PDT May. 26, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
midnight PDT tonight...

* where... western portion of Joshua Tree National Park, Imperial
Valley, western Imperial County and Chuckwalla Mountains.

* Winds... west 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Timing... this afternoon and evening.

* Impacts... difficult driving conditions, especially for larger
vehicles traveling along roads with Crosswinds. Light,
unsecured objects may become airborne.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of between
30 and 40 mph are expected, or wind gusts of between 40 and
58 mph. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially
for high profile vehicles. In addition, strong winds over desert
areas could result in briefly lowered visibilities to well under
a mile at times in blowing dust or blowing sand. Use extra

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