The Hollister Police Department is alerting residents of a wind advisory in effect from Tuesday morning until Wednesday night.
According to a statement from the HPD:
The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 7 a.m. Tuesday to 10 a.m. Wednesday.
* WINDS: Southerly winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph along the coast and in the higher elevations. Local gust up to 60 mph will be possible in the region’s ridges and peaks.
* TIMING: Winds will increase Tuesday morning and peak Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.
* IMPACTS: Difficult driving conditions, blowing debris, downed trees or tree limbs. Isolated power outages are possible.
* AFFECTED AREAS: EAST BAY HILLS AND THE DIABLO RANGE … MOUNTAINS OF SAN BENITO COUNTY AND INTERIOR MONTEREY COUNTY INCLUDING PINNACLES NATIONAL PARK … SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA COAST … COASTAL NORTH BAY INCLUDING POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE … SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS … NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS … SANTA LUCIA MOUNTAINS AND LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST
Instructions:A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult especially for high-profile vehicles. Use extra caution.
Photo caption: Storm from early 2017 in San Benito County