High winds expected to blanket Modesto area today

11/03/2013 7:15 AM

11/03/2013 7:22 AM

The National Weather Service on Sunday morning issued a wind advisory for the Northern San Joaquin Valley.

Winds with gusts of up to 45 mph are expected throughout the interior of the Northern California valleys.

Gusts in the Modesto area are expected to reach 35 mph Sunday afternoon. However, by evening, the blustery conditions should decrease.

Winds are expected to increase on Monday and into the evening.

A high of 70 degrees is expected Sunday before falling to the high 60s for the next few days. Lows could drop on Monday night or early Tuesday into the 40s, the weather service reported.

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