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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

[EDIS] Santa Ana Winds expected Thursday into early Friday

 √  HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM THURSDAY TO NOON PST FRIDAY

Santa Ana Winds
 STRONG NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP EARLY THURSDAY MORNING AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INLAND THROUGH THE GREAT BASIN. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL AFFECT THE VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS INCLUDING THE SANTA MONICAS AND THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY.


 DAMAGING WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE OVER SOME COAST AND VALLEY LOCATIONS. WINDS WILL EASE SLIGHTLY LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON THEN INCREASE AGAIN THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY. 
 HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM THURSDAY TO NOON PST FRIDAY.
 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND WARNING.
 WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM THURSDAY TO NOON PST FRIDAY. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. 


 WINDS: NORTHEAST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH. 
 TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE TONIGHT AND PEAK THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON, WITH ANOTHER PEAK THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. 
 IMPACTS: WINDS MAY KNOCK DOWN TREES AND POWER LINES AND CAUSE UNSECURED OBJECTS TO BE BLOWN AROUND.
 PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS: A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.
Area: VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS, LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LOCKWOOD VALLEY, MOUNT PINOS, ACTON, MOUNT WILSON, SANDBERG
Affected Counties or parts of: Santa Barbara, Ventura, San Luis Obispo, Los Angeles
Sent: 2011-12-21T04:13:55-08:00


Original Sender: KLOX@nwws.oes.ca.gov


From: NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA

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