West Central Deserts

 Special Statement  Statement as of 3:17 am PDT on April 24, 2014/


... Strong cold frontal passage with high winds late Friday night and
early Saturday...

A powerful but mostly dry cold front is forecast to move across the
area late Friday night and early Saturday. As a result... increasing
wind will develop Friday night with the strongest gusts expected
during the late night and early morning hours. High winds in the 35
mph to possible 50 mph range are likely... along with areas low
visibility in blowing dust and sand.

The most wind prone areas are the Imperial Valley... including the
Salton Sea... and portions of interstates 8 and 10 in eastern
Riverside and Imperial counties. Boaters along the Colorado River are
especially vulnerable to strong gusts and erratic cross winds.


Stay up-to-date on the latest forecasts by listening to weather radio
on the public service band. More detailed information is available
from the National Weather Service in Phoenix on the internet at

Weather.Gov/Phoenix



317 am MST Thu Apr 24 2014 /317 am PDT Thu Apr 24 2014/

... Strong cold frontal passage with high winds late Friday night and
early Saturday...

A powerful but mostly dry cold front is forecast to move across the
area late Friday night and early Saturday. As a result... increasing
wind will develop Friday night with the strongest gusts expected
during the late light early morning hours. High winds in the 35 mph to
possible 50 mph range are likely... along with areas low visibility in
blowing dust and sand.

The most wind prone areas are the Imperial Valley... including the
Salton Sea... and portions of interstates 8 and 10 in eastern
Riverside and Imperial counties. Boaters along the Colorado River are
especially vulnerable to strong gusts and erratic cross winds.


Stay up-to-date on the latest forecasts by listening to weather radio
on the public service band. More detailed information is available
from the National Weather Service in Phoenix on the internet at

Weather.Gov/Phoenix




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