VICTORVILLE-(VVNG.com): The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a High Wind Warning early Monday morning that is in effect until Monday night at 11:00 p.m. The winds in the Deserts are expected to be especially damaging and the blowing sand and dust can cause hazardous driving conditions with visibility near zero at times.
The NWS said that those outdoors, whether driving or walking, should watch for broken tree limbs and other wind-blown debris. Westerly traveling winds are expected to be around 30 miles per hour with gusts of up to 65 miles per hour. Morning to early evening is when the winds are expected to be the strongest, according to the NWS warning.
The NWS said that isolate structural damage is also a possibility. Travel will be increasingly dangerous for those in high-profile vehicles.
Through most the week Victor Valley residents should expect mild temperatures of 64 to 79 degrees with temperatures jumping to 79 degrees on Friday, and low 80’s over the weekend.
The Monday winds are expected to subside late Monday evening but will return on Tuesday with winds of around 22 miles per hour. Most of the week is expected to be sunny, with AM showers predicted for Thursday morning according to the Weather Channel forecast.
Due to the high winds, downed power lines are a possibility. If you see a downed power line, call 911 to report the location. For your safety, never touch a downed power line, and be sure to keep your children and pets away from these electric wires. Never drive over these fallen power lines, if your vehicle comes in contact with a downed power line never attempt to exit your vehicle until emergency personnel says it is safe to do so. Warn others to stay away because if the equipment and even the ground around the vehicle may be dangerous.