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Victor Valley under a wind advisory and rain expected till Friday

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (— The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory ahead of a storm system that’s expected to bring widespread rainfall beginning tonight.

According to the NWS, the strongest winds are expected during mid-morning Wednesday and the wind advisory remains in effect until 7:00 am, on March 7, 2019.

Rainfall is likely to begin tonight with temperatures dropping into the high 40’s. There’s currently a 70% chance of showers on Wednesday along with possible wind gusts as high as 40 mph.

Thursday and Friday will both have a chance of showers and by Saturday night we will see sunny skies with a high near 54 degrees.

Motorist driving on roadways during wind advisories are reminded that strong winds can reduce visibility and make driving conditions difficult, especially for high-profile vehicles. 

Beware of objects blowing across roads, fallen trees, etc. Avoid downed power lines and report them to 911. DO NOT cross flooded roads. Turn around, don’t drown.

Sandbags are available at Victorville fire stations 311, 312, 313, 314, and the Victorville Public Works yard on McArt. Sand is available at fire stations 312, 313, and 314.

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