Gusty Winds and Potential Rain Expected
updated: Apr 25, 2014, 8:42 AM
Source: Office of Emergency Management
GUSTY WINDS, POTENTIAL RAIN, AND MOUNTAIN SNOW EXPECTED LATER TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY
This email is intended for critical weather partners in Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis
...GUSTY WINDS AND MOUNTAIN SNOW EXPECTED LATER TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
• - DAMAGING WINDS EXPECTED ACROSS THE WESTERN ANTELOPE VALLEY
o West to northwest winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 65 mph late tonight and Saturday. There will be
local blowing dust and sand which will reduce visibility to a quarter mile or less at times.
• -DANGEROUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS IN THE MOUNTAINS AND POSSIBLY ACROSS PORTIONS OF
INTERSTATE 5 NEAR THE GRAPEVINE.
o Snow accumulations 3 to 6 inches above 5500 ft. 1-3 inches between 4500 and 5500 ft. Local
accumulations around 1 inch at 4000 ft which could affect the Grapevine.
A fast moving frontal system will bring rain showers, with snow showers in the mountains late this
afternoon through tonight. Snow showers will linger along northern slopes of the Ventura and Los Angeles
county mountains through Saturday morning. Strong and gusty winds will develop across the mountains
and Antelope Valley ahead of the front today...then increase behind the front late tonight.
Gusty winds from late this afternoon through Saturday evening for the Antelope Valley and Los Angeles and
Ventura county mountains. Snow from this evening through Saturday morning. Snow level starting out at
6000 ft this evening...then lowering to between 4000 and 4500 ft by late tonight into Saturday morning.
High confidence with wind forecast. Moderate confidence with snow amount forecast.
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