Riverside

Wind Advisory:

Issued at: 9:48 PM PDT on October 30, 2014, expires at: 5:00 PM PDT on November 01, 2014
  • ...Wind Advisory remains in effect from 8 PM Friday to 5 PM PDT Saturday... A Wind Advisory remains in effect from 8 PM Friday to 5 PM PDT Saturday.
  • Winds...west to southwest 25 to 35 mph...with gusts to 55 mph. Local gusts to 65 mph possible in wind prone areas.
  • Timing...Friday evening through Saturday afternoon.
  • Location...along mountain ridges...desert slopes...through and below canyons and passes...and into adjacent desert areas. In the Coachella Valley...through and below the San Gorgonio Pass and north of Interstate 10. Interstate 8 in the San Diego County mountains and desert will be impacted as well.
  • Visibility...may be reduced in the desert due to blowing sand or reduced in the mountains due to blowing snow.
  • Impacts...the winds may make for difficult driving conditions...especially for high profile vehicles. Watch out for broken tree limbs.
  • Outlook...conditions will slightly improve late Saturday... and through Sunday. 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.

Winter Weather Advisory:

Issued at: 9:46 PM PDT on October 30, 2014, expires at: 2:00 PM PDT on November 01, 2014
  • ...Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 11 PM Friday to 2 PM PDT Saturday above 6500 feet... A Winter Weather Advisory above 6500 feet remains in effect from 11 PM Friday to 2 PM PDT Saturday.
  • Elevation...above 6500 feet.
  • Snow levels...near 7000 ft Friday night...lowering to 6000 ft by late Saturday morning.
  • Snow accumulations...1 to 2 inches between 6500-7500 ft. 3 to 5 inches above 7500 ft. Higher amounts will be possible on mountain peaks.
  • Timing...late Friday evening through Saturday afternoon.
  • Locations include: Baldwin Lake...Big Bear City...Big Bear Lake...Fawnskin...Mt San Jacinto State Park.
  • Winds...west to southwest 25 to 35 mph...with gusts to 55 mph. Local gusts to 65 mph possible in wind prone areas.
  • Visibility...reduced to 1 mile or less at times in snow... blowing snow...and fog.
  • Impacts...travel will be hazardous at higher elevations of the mountains due to snow on roadways and poor visibility. Chains may be required in some areas.
  • Outlook...conditions will improve Sunday as high pressure builds aloft. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while driving.

Flash Flood Watch:

Issued at: 9:45 PM PDT on October 30, 2014, expires at: 11:00 AM PDT on November 01, 2014
  • ...Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Friday evening through Saturday morning... The Flash Flood Watch continues for
  • a portion of southwest California...including the following area...Santa Ana Mountains and foothills.
  • From Friday evening through Saturday morning
  • forecast rainfall of 0.40 to 0.70 inches will create the possibility for flash flooding over and near the Silverado burn scar. Heaviest rainfall and the highest rainfall rates are expected between 3 am and 8 am PDT Saturday morning. This is when the flash flood threat will be the greatest. Additional light showers will be possible over the area through Saturday night.
  • The risk of flash flooding and debris flows will be greatest over and downstream of the Silverado burn scar. Silverado Canyon Road will be especially susceptible to debris flows. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.
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