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  • High Wind Watch for Catalina Island County, California
  • High Wind Watch issued April 15 at 4:20PM PDT until April 17 at 4:00AM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, April 16, 2018 at 10 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 4 a.m.
  • ...GUSTY WINDS ACROSS SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA THROUGH MONDAY...
    ...STRONG AND POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS POSSIBLE MONDAY AND
    MONDAY NIGHT ACROSS THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND ANTELOPE
    VALLEY...
    .A cold frontal system crossing north of the area will bring
    increasing onshore winds to portions of Southwest California
    tonight. The cold air mass with the frontal boundary will
    approach the area on Monday and increase winds further. Strong and
    potentially damaging winds will be possible over the mountains
    and desert Monday and Monday night.
    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT MONDAY...
    ...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
    LATE MONDAY NIGHT...
    The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a
    Wind Advisory for the Los Angeles County Mountains and the
    Antelope Valley. This advisory is in effect from 3 PM this
    afternoon to 10 AM PDT Monday. A High Wind Watch has also been
    issued and is in effect from Monday morning through late Monday
    night.
    * WINDS...Southwest to west winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45
    mph will continue through tonight into early Monday morning,
    then increase to 25 to 40 mph with possible damaging gusts to 60
    mph Monday through Monday night. Winds may diminish some across
    the Antelope Valley floor tonight, but will increase again
    Monday morning.
    * IMPACTS...Winds this strong may down trees and power lines,
    causing property damage or power outages. Cross winds can make
    driving difficult, especially for drivers of high profile
    vehicles and vehicles towing trailers. Areas of blowing dust
    can suddenly and dangerously reduce visibilities to near zero.

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