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California, Coachella Valley

High Wind Watch

Statement as of 1:31 PM PDT on April 24, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on April 27, 2014


... High wind watch in effect from Friday evening through Saturday
evening...

The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a high wind
watch... which is in effect from Friday evening through Saturday
evening.

* 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
evening... becoming northwest late Friday night.

* Location... strongest winds near Mountain Ridge tops and on
adjacent desert slopes.

* 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. Watch for broken
tree limbs and other debris.

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

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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