Wind advice for Southland in force – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The National Weather Service has issued a wind warning that is valid until at least 2:00 p.m. on Saturday afternoons for the San Fernando Valley and Santa Monica Mountain areas.

The recommendation applies to Ventura County Interior Valleys, Santa Clarita Valley, Ventura County Coastal Valleys, Santa Monica Mountains, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles County Mountains and the Ventura County Mountains as well as San Luis Obispo, Pismo Beach, Morro Bay, Cambria and San Simeon.

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Very gusty winds are expected to persist for most of Saturday, expecting winds of 15 to 30 miles per hour, with occasional gusts that can reach 45 miles. NWS also announced that some isolated gusts could reach up to 55 miles per hour.

They advised caution when driving, especially with high profile vehicles like articulated trucks and RVs. Highways in need of advice include Interstate 5 and Highways 14, 23, 101, 118, 126, 170, 210, and 405.

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NWS also recommended securing all moving outdoor objects and being careful of loose branches from the strong winds.

In addition to the wind warning, there is also a frost warning for residents of the Ojai Valley, including the towns of Santa Paula, Fillmore, Ojai and Piru. This consultation should last until around 9:00 a.m.

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