HIGH WIND ADVISORY

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East County Wildfire & Emergency Alerts

Photo: Clouds layered “like pancakes” over East County’s mountains; National Weather Service San DIego

April 15, 2018 (San Diego’s East County) – The National Weather Service has issued a high wind advisory in effect starting at midnight tonight through 5 a.m. Tuesday in our mountains and deserts.

Gusts could reach 65 to 75 miles per hour, with sustained southwest to west winds of 35 to 45 mph. The strongest winds are forecast for Monday afternoon and evening.

These high winds could create hazardous driving conditions, especially for high-profile vehicles such as SUVs.  All motorists should be prepared for reduced visibility and watch for broken branches or other debris.

Offshore, conditions will also be hazardous for small craft especially in outer coastal waters beyond 30 miles from the shore Monday afternoon and Monday night.

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