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City of Indian Wells, CA
Tuesday May 21st, 2019 :: 04:06 a.m. PDT

Alert

High Wind Warning until 11:00PM

The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a High Wind Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 11 PM PDT this evening. A Wind Advisory has also been issued. This Wind Advisory is in effect through 11 am today and then from 11 PM this evening to 5 AM PDT Wednesday.

* WHERE...Southwest corner of Imperial County.

* WINDS...West 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 70 mph. Peak winds during the advisory period will tend to be 55 mph or lower.

* TIMING...Persistent windy conditions through early Wednesday morning.

* IMPACTS...Very difficult driving conditions, especially for larger vehicles traveling along roads with crosswinds. Light, unsecured objects will become airborne. Moderate tree and minor structural damage possible. Difficult driving conditions, especially for larger vehicles traveling along roads with crosswinds. Light, unsecured objects may become airborne. Minor tree damage possible.

* AFFECTED AREAS: IMPERIAL COUNTY SOUTHWEST

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. 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 caution 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 caution.

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

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1

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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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