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Saturday, February 5, 2011

[EDIS] Santa Ana Winds returning to Ventura and Los Angeles counties

[EDIS] WIND ADVISORY - Santa Ana winds returning to Ventura and Los Angeles counties

HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER NEVADA WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASE IN NORTHEAST WINDS ACROSS PORTIONS OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES.

LATER TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO JUST ABOVE WIND ADVISORY THRESHOLDS BY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS IN THE MOUNTAINS AND BELOW  PASSES AND CANYONS. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH SUNDAY AFTERNOON. ...
WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM PST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM PST SUNDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
* TIMING: WINDS WILL PEAK SUNDAY MORNING.
* IMPACTS: WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT... ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

Instruction:
A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED. MOTORISTS...ESPECIALLY OPERATORS OF HIGH PROFILE  VEHICLES... ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION. BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN GUSTY CROSS WINDS WHICH CAN CAUSE VEHICLE LOSS OF CONTROL.

Area:  VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-INCLUDING... LOCKWOOD VALLEY... MOUNT PINOS... ACTON... MOUNT WILSON... SANDBERG

Affected Counties or parts of: Santa Barbara, Ventura, San Luis Obispo, Los Angeles

Sent: 2011-02-05T14:28:57-08:00
Original Sender: KLOX@nwws.oes.ca.gov

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