HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM WEDNESDAY 1/4 TO 10 AM PST THURSDAY 1/5
Southerly winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph in valley locations. 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph above 1000 feet. Local gusts to around 70 mph coast and highest peaks for the greater Bay Area and Central Coast.
Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high-profile vehicles.
Saturated soils will allow trees to topple more easily during this prolonged wind event. The strongest winds will be during the cold frontal passage late.
Wednesday afternoon through early Thursday morning.
People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around
trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of
your home during the windstorm and avoid windows. Use caution if
you must drive.
Avoid downed power lines. Assume all downed lines are energized.
Report any downed lines by calling 911. Anticipate power outages and road closures. Please share this information with your neighbors and check on community members needing extra care.
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For additional Emergency Preparedness information, please visit www.kensingtonfire.org/prepare.
For non-emergency-related questions pertaining to general emergency preparedness, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.