Wind Advisory in Effect for the San Bernardino Mountains Through 2pm Thursday (Update: Friday, Too)

Winds expected in Big Bear today.

Winds expected in Big Bear today.

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the San Bernardino mountains, meaning that winds of 35 miles per hour are expected today. This Wind Advisory remains in effect until 2pm this afternoon, and may make driving difficult, especially for those in high profile vehicles. Motorists are advised to use extra caution, and watch for downed power lines and tree limbs during today’s wind event. With storms anticipated in the Big Bear Valley as early as Sunday, travelers are reminded to carry snow chains when traveling in the mountains during the winter months. For more on local weather, tune to KBHR’s hourly weather forecast, which airs at quarter past the hour. In the meantime, know that we can expect winds up to 35 miles per hour into this afternoon.
Update: The National Weather Service has extended the Wind Advisory for our area, now in effect through Friday afternoon.