* WHAT…Northeast winds 30 to 50 mph with gusts up to 70 mph
expected. Isolated gusts to 80 mph in the western portion of
the San Gabriel Mountains.
* WHERE…Los Angeles County Mountains and Ventura County
* WHEN…Until 3 PM PST this afternoon.
* IMPACTS…Damaging winds will blow down large objects such as
trees and power lines. Power outages are expected. Travel will
be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Roadways may
be affected by gusty cross winds. This includes Highway 33 in
Ventura County as well as Interstate 5 and Highway 14 in Los
Angeles County. In addition, the strong winds will produce
restricted visibilities due to blowing dust.
People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around
trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of
your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if
you must drive.