Cold Spring Storm To Impact The Area Friday

By Nikki Metzger

(Victor Valley)– The National Weather Services is advising that a cold late season storm is expected to move into the area on Friday.

In advance of the storm we can expect strong winds for the mountains and deserts, starting late Wednesday and last through Thursday evening. Wind gusts expected to reach 45 mph Wednesday in the windiest spots. Winds will strengthen further Thursday afternoon and become more wind spread with gusts exceeding 60 mph in the mountains and locally in the deserts.

Watch for much colder temperatures Thursday through Saturday. Friday night especially will be unseasonably cold.  Normal high temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees colder than average with the coldest day on Friday.

Not much rain is expected across the desert, we could see be very low snow levels in the mountains from Thursday into Friday night. Levels could reach as low as 4000 feet in the mountains, and possibly 3500 feet here in the High Desert.

There is also a chance for isolated thunderstorms with possible heavy downpours with this cold system.

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