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City of Indian Wells, CA
Friday April 28th, 2017 :: 04:43 a.m. PDT
Alert

High Wind Warning until 02:00PM Saturday

...Strong northeast winds tonight through Saturday... .Surface high pressure building over the Great Basin will produce strong Santa Ana winds tonight through Saturday afternoon. Northerly winds will also be strong this morning in the San Bernardino Mountains, just below the Cajon Pass and in parts of Orange County, but the strongest winds will surface later tonight and Saturday with sustained winds of 25 to 35 MPH and with gusts from 50 to 60 MPH. The winds will gradually diminish Saturday afternoon. ...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 PM PDT SATURDAY... The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a High Wind Warning, which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 2 PM PDT Saturday. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* WINDS...North to northeast winds 15 to 30 mph Friday, increasing to 25 to 35 MPH tonight, with gusts from 50 to 60 MPH. Isolated gusts on ridgetops and immediately below canyons up to 70 mph.

* TIMING...The strongest winds will occur after midnight tonight through mid morning Saturday.

* LOCATION...I-15 through the Cajon Pass into the Inland Empire. The Santa Ana Mountains and Foothills and parts of inland Orange County.

* Impacts...Sudden, strong cross-winds, especially for high-profile vehicles. Possible tree and utility line damage. Downed palm fronds.

* OUTLOOK...Winds will diminish rapidly Saturday afternoon.

* REPORTS...Please send reports of strong winds and wind damage to the National Weather Service via our Facebook and Twitter feeds and online.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ORANGE COUNTY INLAND ... SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS ... SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS -THE INLAND EMPIRE ... SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS

Instructions:

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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Address/Location
City of Indian Wells, CA
44950 Eldorado Dr
Indian Wells, CA 92210

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
High Wind Warning

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