The strong, cold trough moving south through California has certainly lived up to its wind potential. It's windy over much of California, Nevada, Utah and Arizona. Sustained winds of 20 to 40 mph are common across the four-state region with some gusts over 60 mph.
Here are the maps of the wind gusts during one hour early Tuesday afternoon.
Winds tomorrow will be down in California Wednesday but it will still be wind in Nevada, Utah and Arizona, tough not quite as windy as today.
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Several major fires have ignited across Southern California as Santa Ana winds continue to whip across the area.
One of the strongest Santa Ana wind episodes of the season is expected this week across Southern California.
The northwestern U.S. will continue to get pounded with rain, wind and snow this week as several storm systems move through. The second half of the week will turn more active for California as the storms dip farther south.
Another storm system will arrive in the Northwest Saturday night bringing more snow as chilly air remains in place.
Two storm systems will deliver mountain snow and rain to the Northwest and California over the next few days.
Gusty winds will continue into Monday across California but winds will gradually weaken. A late week storm will bring cooler air and rain to the state.
Cool air will descend across the Northwest with mountain snow expected at times through Friday. Episodes of gusty winds will continue to threaten California.
A strong storm system will bring chilly air, rain and mountain snow into the northern Rockies towards the end of the week.