403  
WWUS75 KPSR 200750  
NPWPSR  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ  
1250 AM MST SAT JAN 20 2018  
 
CAZ562-566-567-201200-  
/O.NEW.KPSR.WI.Y.0002.180120T0750Z-180120T1200Z/  
IMPERIAL COUNTY SOUTHWEST-IMPERIAL COUNTY WEST-IMPERIAL VALLEY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MOUNTAIN SPRING, COOLIDGE SPRINGS,  
SALTON CITY, WINONA, COYOTE WELLS, OCOTILLO, PLASTER CITY,  
EL CENTRO, CALEXICO, ALAMORIO, AND BRAWLEY  
1150 PM PST FRI JAN 19 2018  
   
..WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SATURDAY
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED A WIND  
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SATURDAY.  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...SOUTHWESTERN IMPERIAL COUNTY INCLUDING THE  
IMPERIAL VALLEY AND THE COMMUNITIES OF IMPERIAL AND EL CENTRO.  
 
* TIMING...THROUGH 4AM PST.  
 
* WINDS...WEST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH AT  
TIMES.  
 
* IMPACTS...STRONG WIND GUSTS WILL PRODUCE PATCHY DENSE BLOWING  
DUST WHICH WILL LEAD TO SHARPLY RESTRICTED VISIBILITY AND  
HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF BETWEEN  
30 AND 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED, OR WIND GUSTS OF BETWEEN 40 AND  
58 MPH. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT, ESPECIALLY  
FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. IN ADDITION, STRONG WINDS OVER DESERT  
AREAS COULD RESULT IN BRIEFLY LOWERED VISIBILITIES TO WELL UNDER  
A MILE AT TIMES IN BLOWING DUST OR BLOWING SAND. USE EXTRA  
CAUTION.  
 

 
 

 
 
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