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Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 1:11 PM PDT Apr. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory now in effect until 3 am PDT Tuesday...

* winds... areas of west winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 55 mph.
Isolated gusts to 65 mph.

* Timing... strongest winds this afternoon and evening, decreasing
gradually between 10 PM tonight and 3 am Tuesday.

* Location... strongest winds from the Mountain Ridge tops along
Desert Mountain slopes into adjacent desert areas.

* Visibility... reduced at times below 3 miles in blowing sand and
blowing dust in the deserts.

* Impacts... the winds will make driving difficult... especially
for motorists with high profile vehicles. Watch for broken
tree limbs. In the deserts... areas of blowing dust and sand
will reduce visibility at times.

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.



Maxwell


Public Information Statement
Issued: 5:08 PM PDT Apr. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Peak obeserved wind gusts past 24 hours as of 5 PM Monday...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)
Whitewater RAWS (2 n) 67 mph 0250 PM 04/24 2546
Means Lake 51 mph 0326 PM 04/24 2818
Whitewater 50 mph 0345 PM 04/24 1510
Volcan mountain 50 mph 0200 am 04/24 5154
Borrego Springs (7 se) 46 mph 0455 PM 04/24 587
Victorville (5 n) 45 mph 0430 PM 04/24 4650
Thousand Palms (5 nne) 45 mph 1218 PM 04/24 1066
Victorville Airport 45 mph 0315 PM 04/24 2884
Thousand Palms 44 mph 1210 am 04/24 272
Harrison Park 43 mph 0240 am 04/24 4861
Apple Valley Airport (kapv) 43 mph 0255 PM 04/24 3062
Adelanto 43 mph 0825 am 04/24 2943
Apple Valley (6 n) 43 mph 0350 PM 04/24 3159
Burns Canyon 43 mph 1151 am 04/24 6284
Boulevard (1 w) 42 mph 0410 PM 04/24 3404
Ranchita (1 ne) 42 mph 0307 PM 04/24 4415
Borrego Springs (3 w) 41 mph 0310 PM 04/24 820
Lucerne Valley (1 sw) 41 mph 0456 PM 04/24 3034
Pinyon Pines 40 mph 0836 am 04/24 4060
Thermal Airport 39 mph 0913 PM 04/23 -118
Ocotillo Wells (4 w) 39 mph 0405 PM 04/24 436
Julian (2 se) 39 mph 0221 am 04/24 4487
Ranchita 39 mph 0200 PM 04/24 4128
Borrego Springs (9 s) 39 mph 0400 PM 04/24 768
Santiago Peak 38 mph 0905 am 04/24 4135
Hesperia (5 sw) 36 mph 1247 PM 04/24 3723
Thousand Palms (5 ne) 36 mph 0323 PM 04/24 1089
in ko pah 36 mph 0250 PM 04/24 3221
Palm Springs Airport 35 mph 0524 PM 04/23 474
Julian (9 ese) 35 mph 1223 PM 04/24 2011

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.