Issued Zones: Kern Deserts (Ridgecrest) … Central/Northern/Eastern San Bernardino Deserts … Does not include the Victor Valley areas. Morongo Basin …
Site: Southern California Weather Force has issued a Special Weather Statement effective now for this weekend …
Date: 10/5/18 at 10:55am PT
Forecast: An inside slider system will move across the region on Saturday into Sunday. Gusty winds are expected to develop with anywhere from 35-60 mph in the statement area.
In addition to the winds, there is upper divergence and some instability from Ridgecrest, Barstow/Fort Irwin, CA/NV border, and the Needles forecast areas. This could spark showers and even thunderstorms in spots.
The Morongo Basin may not be in the center of the activity, but winds will still be increased there for this to act as a wind alert.
Activity will cease later Sunday.
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