Riverside County Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

High Wind Warning
Statement as of 4:02 AM PST on November 24, 2014

...High Wind Warning remains in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to noon PST Wednesday...

A High Wind Warning remains in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to noon PST Wednesday.

* Change since previous issuance...the trend of the past 24 hours is for the winds to be not quite as strong as previously expected.

* Winds...northeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph. Gusts to 65 mph for late tonight into Tuesday morning.

* Location...along the coastal slopes of the Riverside County mountains...near the Banning pass...and in the mountains and inland valleys of San Diego County.

* Timing...winds strongest each morning with the strongest winds late tonight into Tuesday morning.

* Impacts...broken tree limbs...debris on roadways...isolated power outages possible...minor structural damage possible with the strongest gusts.

* Outlook...weaker but gusty east to northeast winds will continue for late Wednesday into Thanksgiving morning.

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.

Current wind gust reports on the web: http://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/sgx/gmap/index.Php

Max daily wind gust reports on the web: http://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/sgx/kml/wind.Php?Wfo=sgx

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 4:10 AM PST on November 24, 2014

...Red flag warning remains in effect until 6 PM PST Wednesday for strong gusty winds and low humidities...

A red flag warning remains in effect until 6 PM PST Wednesday.

* Winds...northeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts 45 mph. Gusts to 60 mph for late tonight into Tuesday morning.

* Relative humidities...lowest daytime around 5 percent with poor overnight recovery.

* Timing...strongest winds in the mornings...with strongest winds late tonight into Tuesday morning.

* Outlook...low humidities will continue through Thanksgiving... with locally gusty east winds in the mountains and valleys of Riverside and San Diego counties.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now...or will shortly. A combination of strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures will contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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For a detailed map of the hazard: www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/wrh/whv/?Wfo=sgx