Santa Ana Winds return to Southland on Tuesday; Wind recommendation issued – CBS Los Angeles

Los Angeles (CBSLA) – Another round of Santa Ana winds will blow through the Southland beginning Tuesday evening and continuing through Wednesday.

A wind warning is in effect for the Santa Monica Mountains Recreational Area, the mountains of Los Angeles County, and the Santa Clarita and San Fernando Valleys from 4 p.m. Tuesday through noon Wednesday.

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Wind speeds of 20 to 30 mph are expected, with gusts of up to 50 mph in the mountains and 45 mph in the valleys.

Orange County is in effect with a wind warning in the interior and in the Santa Ana Mountains and foothills from Tuesday 4:00 p.m. to Wednesday 10:00 a.m.

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Areas could see gusts of up to 50 mph (80 km/h), particularly in the mountains, according to the National Weather Service.

Gusty winds can sweep around unsecured objects and make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

Branches could be blown over and some power outages may result.

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