A High Wind Warning expired on time at 10 a.m., so the First Alert Weather Alert Day has ended. However, gusty conditions continue into the afternoon.
Winds on the valley floor have stayed consistent showing below 40 mph with peak winds impacting residents during the overnight hours, though gusts over 60 MPH are expected for the mountains and pass. Whitewater has clocked winds of 61mph, and the strongest gust on the Valley floor hit 38mph. Palm Springs recorded gusts of 20mph at 10 a.m.
The strongest winds will be through the San Gorgonio Pass, and in higher elevations like local mountains and the High Desert. Stay with News Channel 3 on air and online for your First Alert forecast through this wind event.
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Breezy conditions can be expected through Tuesday with sustained winds 10-15 MPH and gusts near 20-30 MPH.
Seasonable temperatures remain in the forecast for the next three days. Warmer weather arrive for the weekend with highs climbing into the upper 70s. Following that, some more breezy to gusty conditions on Saturday.