Issued at: 8:50 PM PDT on March 11, 2014, expires at: 6:00 PM PDT on March 12, 2014
- ...Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM PDT Wednesday... A Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM PDT Wednesday.
- Winds...north to northeast 20 to 35 mph...with gusts up to 55 mph. Isolated gusts to 65 mph will be possible in favored locations.
- Timing...later tonight through Wednesday afternoon.
- Location...coastal foothills of the inland Empire...the Santa Ana Mountains and portions of inland Orange County...and in the Coachella Valley north of Interstate 10.
- Visibility...reduced at times by blowing dust and sand in the northern Coachella Valley.
- Impacts...the winds will make driving difficult...especially for motorists with high profile vehicles. Watch for broken tree limbs and other debris.
- Outlook...winds will weaken Wednesday evening into Thursday. 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.
Fire Weather Warning:
Issued at: 1:13 PM PDT on March 11, 2014, expires at: 6:00 PM PDT on March 12, 2014
- ...Red flag warning in effect from 6 am to 6 PM PDT Wednesday for strong gusty winds and low humidities... The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a red flag warning for strong gusty winds and low humidities...which is in effect from 6 am to 6 PM PDT Wednesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.
- Winds...north to northeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts 45 to 55 mph.
- Relative humidity...above 25 percent in the early morning...decreasing to around 10 percent during the daytime...with poor overnight recovery.
- Timing...winds will increase tonight...peak on Wednesday and weaken Wednesday evening.
- Outlook...winds will continue to weaken Thursday and Friday...but humidity will remain low. 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. Http://weather.Gov/sandieg0