On Thanksgiving Day, a powerful Santa Ana wind blew Fontana and Southern California Edison implemented a Public Security Power Shutdown (PSPS) in some parts of the northern part of the city.
Both strong wind warnings and red flag warnings were declared by the National Weather Service, so gusts up to 60 mph were included in the forecast.
The strong wind was expected to continue until Friday, November 26th.
The forecast is as follows:
Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 25th-Dusty area. It’s sunny and the maximum temperature is close to 68 miles. Windy, northerly winds are 35-40 mph and decrease to 25-30 mph in the afternoon. Winds can reach 60 mph.
Thursday night-Dusty area before 10 pm Sunny, with a minimum temperature of about 52 miles. Windy, north winds are 15-25 mph and gusts are 35 mph.
Friday, November 26-Sunny, up to 75 mph. The north wind is 15 mph and the gust is 25 mph.
Friday night-almost sunny, with a minimum speed of 52 mph. North winds are 10 to 15 mph and gusts are 20 mph.
Saturday, November 27-Sunny, with a maximum temperature of nearly 80 miles. The north wind changes lightly at 5-10 mph.
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