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High Wind Warning from 2:27AM PST FRI until 2PM PST FRI

bulletin remains in effect until 2:00 pm Friday for Southwestern San Joaquin Valley, CA

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HANFORD HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH THE STRONGEST GUSTS UP TO 75 MPH.

* TIMING...NOW THROUGH 2 PM FRIDAY. THE HIGHEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED IN THIS MORNING AND GRADUALLY DIMINISHING THROUGH THE EARLY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ON AREA ROADS SUCH AS THE GRAPEVINE/INTERSTATE 5, ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. BLOWING DUST COULD LOWER VISIBILITIES. HIGH WINDS CAN DAMAGE PROPERTY AND BREAK TREE LIMBS WHICH COULD CAUSE DAMAGE TO POWER LINES AND BRING LOSS OF POWER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

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