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Excessive Heat Watch

Statement as of 1:03 PM PDT on October 20, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on October 24, 2017


... Excessive heat watch remains in effect from Monday morning
through Tuesday evening...

* temperature... daytime highs between 98 and 106. Nighttime lows
in windy areas will remain in the 70s.

* Impacts... heat related illness is likely for those involved in
strenuous outdoor activity, or those with health conditions
that do not have adequate access to air conditioning. If
untreated, heat illness events could be fatal. Never leave
children or pets inside a parked car!

* Outlook... gradual cooling will likely occur Wednesday and
Thursday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An excessive heat watch means that a prolonged period of very
high temperatures is expected. The very hot weather will create a
dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink
plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of
the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.





Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 2:31 PM PDT on October 20, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on October 24, 2017


... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Sunday morning
through Tuesday afternoon for strong gusty winds and low
humidity...

* location... Orange County coast, San Diego County valleys,
mountain slopes and foothills, and the Riverside County coastal
mountain slopes.

* Wind... areas of east to northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with
gusts 25 to 35 mph.

* Humidity... daytime minimums around 10 percent Sunday, then 5
to 10 percent Monday and Tuesday. Poor recovery each night,
especially in the wind prone locations.

* Timing... Sunday morning through Tuesday.

* Outlook... winds should weaken Wednesday with some improvement
in humidity.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. A combination of strong winds, low
relative humidity and hot weather can contribute to extreme fire
behavior. Listen for later forecasts and possible red flag
warnings.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 4:36 PM PDT on October 20, 2017

Expires 7:36 AM EDT on October 21, 2017


... Maximum wind gusts past 24 hours...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... San Gorgonio Pass near Banning...
Whitewater RAWS (2 n) 58 mph 1050 PM 10/19 2546
Whitewater 46 mph 1145 am 10/20 1510
Thousand Palms (5 nne) 44 mph 0313 PM 10/20 1066
Cabazon 35 mph 1114 am 10/20 2154

... San Diego County mountains...
Boucher Hill 71 mph 0357 PM 10/20 5440
Volcan mountain 68 mph 0340 PM 10/20 5154
Harrison Park 61 mph 0410 PM 10/20 4861
Boulevard (1 w) 56 mph 1020 am 10/20 3404
Ranchita (1 ne) 52 mph 0307 PM 10/20 4415
Ranchita 50 mph 0350 PM 10/20 4128
Palomar mtn lookout 48 mph 0113 am 10/20 6142
Descanso (8 ne) 47 mph 0250 PM 10/20 4740
4 E Pine Valley 47 mph 0408 PM 10/20 6048
Boulevard (5 nw) 45 mph 0310 PM 10/20 4114
Palomar Mountain (1 nnw) 44 mph 0125 am 10/20 5230
Julian (2 se) 44 mph 0349 PM 10/20 4487
Julian fire station 41 mph 0355 PM 10/20 4238
Lake Cuyamaca 40 mph 0700 am 10/20 4779
Julian (1 ese) 38 mph 0350 PM 10/20 4201
Campo (7 ne) 38 mph 0804 am 10/20 3268
Warner Springs (4 se) 38 mph 0130 PM 10/20 3242
Boulevard (8 nw) 36 mph 0400 PM 10/20 4000
5 S Julian 35 mph 0223 PM 10/20 4637

... San Diego County inland valleys...
Otay Mountain 36 mph 0810 am 10/20 3359
Otay Mountain 35 mph 0814 am 10/20 3283

... San Diego County deserts...
Borrego Springs (7 se) 47 mph 1212 PM 10/20 587
Julian (9 ese) 43 mph 0526 am 10/20 2011
Ocotillo Wells (4 w) 41 mph 1003 am 10/20 436
in ko pah 40 mph 1210 PM 10/20 3221
Borrego Springs (3 w) 40 mph 1200 PM 10/20 820
Borrego Springs (2 e) 37 mph 0920 am 10/20 720
Ocotillo Wells (1 sw) 35 mph 0936 am 10/20 137

... San Bernardino and Riverside County valleys-the inland Empire...
Temescal 35 mph 0141 PM 10/20 1708

... San Bernardino County mountains...
Burns Canyon 50 mph 0351 PM 10/20 6284
Running Springs (2 nw) 37 mph 1215 PM 10/20 6350

... Riverside County mountains...
Pinyon Pines 46 mph 0736 am 10/20 4060

... Coachella Valley...
Palm Desert (5 s) 53 mph 0830 am 10/20 980
Thousand Palms 43 mph 0420 PM 10/20 272
Palm Springs Airport 39 mph 0335 PM 10/20 474
Thermal Airport 35 mph 0331 PM 10/20 -118
Thousand Palms (5 ne) 35 mph 1152 am 10/20 1089

... Apple and Lucerne valleys...
Lucerne Valley (1 sw) 46 mph 1201 PM 10/20 3034
Victorville (5 n) 39 mph 1050 am 10/20 4650
Victorville Airport 36 mph 0635 PM 10/19 2884
Means Lake 35 mph 0326 PM 10/20 2818
Apple Valley (6 n) 35 mph 1050 am 10/20 3159
Apple Valley Airport (kapv) 35 mph 0155 PM 10/20 3062

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.

Gregoria/schroeter

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