TRACY, Calif. (AP) — The California Highway Patrol says two drivers suffered minor to moderate injuries after high winds knocked over six big rigs on a stretch of Northern California highway.
The crashes on Interstate 580 around the San Joaquin County city of Tracy began around 6 p.m. Sunday and continued until about 5 a.m. Monday.
KGO-TV reports wind also knocked the facade off a Forever 21 store in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Emeryville. No one was hurt, but two vehicles were damaged.
The National Weather Service warns of high winds through midday, with gusts of up to 35 mph possible along the coast and at higher elevations.
Heavy winds were also whipping through southern Nevada, where planes at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas have changed their takeoff patterns. The airport says no flights have been delayed because of the weather.
The National Weather Service warns of gusts reaching 80 mph Monday in the Spring Mountains and Red Rock Canyon, and gusts of 60 mph in western parts of the Las Vegas valley.
Clark County officials issued a dust advisory that will remain in effect through Monday evening.