San Diego County Inland Valleys Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory, Heat Advisory
Issued: 10:00 PM PDT Sep. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 5 PM PDT Monday...
... Heat advisory remains in effect from 11 am Sunday to 8 PM PDT

* winds... northeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 35 to 45 mph.

* Timing for winds... strongest winds Sunday and Monday mornings.

* Location for winds... strongest winds below passes and canyons
and near the coastal foothills.

* Temperatures... highs ranging from 95 to 105.

* Impacts... over exposure to heat could lead to heat illness
especially for people at risk... including the elderly and
children. Pets are also at risk. Hazardous driving conditions
for high profile vehicles.

* Outlook..slow cooling for Tuesday with greater cooling for

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult... especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 10:03 PM PDT Sep. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 3 PM PDT Monday for
strong winds and low humidity for the inland Empire... the Santa
Ana Mountains...

* winds... areas of northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35
mph... except 20 to 30 mph with gusts 45 to 55 below the Cajon
Pass... and through and along the Santa Ana Mountains and
foothills Sunday and Monday mornings.

* Humidity... lowest of 6 to 12 percent with poor overnight

* Outlook... gradual cooling with higher humidity and weaker
winds Tuesday into Wednesday.

* Impacts... any fires that start may exhibit extreme fire
behavior and spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not

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 heat will contribute
to extreme fire behavior.