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California, Riverside County Mountains-Including The San Jacinto Ranger District Of The San Bernardino National Forest

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 4:08 AM PST on February 28, 2015

Expires 7:00 PM EST on March 02, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 4 PM this
afternoon to 4 PM PST Monday above 5000 feet...

* snow levels... falling to 5500 feet today... and 4500 to
5000 feet for Sunday and Monday with locally lower snow levels.

* Timing... periods of heavier snowfall are possible for tonight
into early Sunday... and again late Sunday night into Monday.

* Snow accumulations... less than 4 inches for 4000 to 5000 feet...
4 to 8 inches for 5000 to 6000 ft... 8 to 12 inches for 6000 to
7000 ft... with local amounts exceeding 12 inches above 7000
feet.

* Winds... areas of southwest to west winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
40 mph.

* Visibility... reduced below one quarter at times in snow...
blowing snow... and fog.

* Impacts... residents and travelers into higher elevations in the
mountains should be prepared for hazardous winter weather
conditions and possible Road closures. If possible... carry
chains and take extra food and clothing.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.



You may also go to the caltrans website to check for Road
conditions and closures at:
http://www.Dot.CA.Gov/cgi-bin/roads.Cgi
or the California Highway patrol (chp) website at:
http://cad.Chp.CA.Gov



Wind Advisory

Statement as of 3:48 AM PST on February 28, 2015

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 28, 2015


... Wind Advisory in effect until 4 PM PST this afternoon...

The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect until 4 PM PST this afternoon.

* Winds... southwest to west winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 55
mph.

* Location... strongest winds near Mountain Ridge tops and along
Desert Mountain slopes.

* Impacts... driving of high profile vehicles will be hazardous.

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.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 7:22 AM PST on February 28, 2015



... Wind reports past 12 hours ...

Location speed time/date

... Coachella Valley...
Palm Desert (5 s) (980 ft) 45 mph 1140 PM 02/27
Thermal Airport (-118 ft) 40 mph 0152 am 02/28

... Riverside County mountains...
Toro Peak (8690 ft) 45 mph 0625 am 02/28

... San Bernardino County mountains...
Snow Peak (7866 ft) 42 mph 1241 am 02/28

... San Diego County deserts...
Borrego Springs (587 ft) 47 mph 0233 am 02/28
in ko pah (3221 ft) 40 mph 1200 am 02/28

... San Diego County mountains...
Harrison Park (4861 ft) 61 mph 0220 am 02/28
Volcan mountain (5154 ft) 59 mph 0310 am 02/28
lucky five ranch (4740 ft) 58 mph 0200 am 02/28
Boulevard west (3404 ft) 48 mph 0200 am 02/28
Ranchita (raws) (4415 ft) 46 mph 0407 am 02/28
Ranchita (4128 ft) 46 mph 0240 am 02/28
Crestwood (4114 ft) 45 mph 1250 am 02/28
Mt Laguna observatory 44 mph 0253 am 02/28
Lake Cuyamaca (4779 ft) 43 mph 0140 am 02/28
Julian (4201 ft) 40 mph 0110 am 02/28
east Warners (3242 ft) 40 mph 1230 am 02/28

... San Gorgonio Pass near Banning...
Whitewater RAWS (2546 ft) 57 mph 0450 am 02/28
Edom Hill (6 NE psp) (1550 f 47 mph 0951 PM 02/27

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
California - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Frost Advisory , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Winter Storm Watch , Record Report
District of Columbia - Public Information Statement
Florida - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Freezing Rain Advisory , Special Statement
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Idaho - Winter Weather Statement
Illinois - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Record Report
Maine - Public Information Statement
Maryland - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Winter Storm Watch
Michigan - Record Report
Minnesota - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Record Report
Missouri - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Montana - Wind Chill Advisory
Nebraska - Public Information Statement
Nevada - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
New Jersey - Record Report
New Mexico - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
New York - Winter Storm Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
Ohio - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Oregon - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Rhode Island - Winter Storm Watch
South Carolina - Flood Warning
South Dakota - Record Report
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Record Report
Virginia - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Washington - Wind Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Record Report , Public Information Statement
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