LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A high wind warning is in effect in parts of Los Angeles County until 2 p.m. today, with sustained winds between 25 mph and 40 mph, and gusts up to 60 mph in some areas.
The Los Angeles County mountains, excluding the Santa Monica range, can expect damaging high winds that could blow down trees and power lines and cause power outages. The National Weather Service says travel will be difficult, especially for high-profile vehicles.
Roadways that might be affected by gusty cross winds include, the 5 and 14 freeways, and Kanan, Malibu, Topanga and Decker canyon roads.
A wind advisory is in effect until 2 p.m. today in the Santa Clarita Valley, San Fernando Valley, Woodland Hills, Burbank and Universal City.
Northeast winds are expected to reach between 15 mph and 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
A wind advisory is also in effect until 2 p.m. in Malibu, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Hollywood and Long Beach. Roadways that might be affected by gusty crosswinds include Pacific Coast Highway.