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Friday, December 16, 2011

HIGH WIND WARNING SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND WARNING. FOR SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA INCLUDING THE CITY OF TOPANGA.
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM FRIDAY TO 3 PM PST SATURDAY. 

WINDS AND TIMING: STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP THROUGH PASSES AND CANYONS BY EARLY FRIDAY MORNING AND PERSIST THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THE WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST FRIDAY AND SATURDAY MORNINGS. WINDS SPEEDS WILL RANGE FROM 25 T0 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.
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: SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-INCLUDING THE CITY OF TOPANGA
Affected Counties or parts of: Santa Barbara, Ventura, San Luis Obispo, Los Angeles
Sent: 2011-12-15T02:52:49-08:00

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