Wind knocks down trees in Sylmar – NBC Los Angeles

After a choppy night of strong gusts for some San Fernando Valley residents, parts of Southern California are expected to continue experiencing strong winds in Santa Ana.

Two trees were downed in Sylmar early Friday, leaving branches and debris scattered around the neighborhood. A tree damaged the gate of a home and caused a buckling in the driveway. He narrowly missed a pickup.

No injuries were reported.

Temperatures are influenced by today’s winds. Belen De Leon has the prediction for Friday January 28, 2022.

“Luckily … it didn’t fall on a house,” said a local resident. “That was the scariest part. We couldn’t even sleep. We knew it would fall. It was only a matter of time.”

Local residents heard a loud bang and knew the time had come. Clean-up crews cleared the street on Friday morning.

A wind warning is in effect for the Los Angeles County Mountains, Santa Clarita and San Fernando Valleys, Santa Monica Mountains and coastal area including downtown until 4 p.m. Friday.

According to the National Weather Service, winds would gust as high as 25mph to 35mph in some areas through Thursday afternoon, with some traditionally windy areas — like the Magic Mountain Truck Trail — seeing gusts of 40mph to 50mph. However, the strongest winds of the Santa Ana event were expected on Friday morning.

Although wind warnings were due to expire at 4pm, forecasters warned current conditions show the potential for winds

further into Saturday morning.

Mountain and higher valley areas are likely to have the strongest winds, gusting up to 55 mph, while other locations have winds of 30 mph to 50 mph.

Orange County has a wind warning until 10 p.m. for inland areas and the Santa Ana Mountains and foothills. forecaster

said the areas could see winds of 15 to 25 miles per hour and gusts of 45 to 55 miles per hour.

Southern California Edison crews will be on alert during the wind event, and the utility reminded customers that outage information is available on its website at SCE.com, and on Facebook and Twitter. SCE noted winds are not expected to be as strong as last week’s Santa Ana event, which saw gusts of up to 90 miles per hour in some mountain and foothill areas, toppling trees that downed power lines.

After a choppy night of strong gusts for some San Fernando Valley residents, parts of Southern California are expected to continue experiencing strong winds in Santa Ana.

Two trees were downed in Sylmar early Friday, leaving branches and debris scattered around the neighborhood. A tree damaged the gate of a home and caused a buckling in the driveway. He narrowly missed a pickup.

“Luckily … it didn’t fall on a house,” said a local resident. “That was the scariest part. We couldn’t even sleep. We knew it would fall. It was only a matter of time.”

Local residents heard a loud bang and knew it was the fallen tree. Clean-up crews cleared the street on Friday morning.

A wind warning is in effect for the Los Angeles County Mountains, Santa Clarita and San Fernando Valleys, Santa Monica Mountains and coastal area including downtown until 4 p.m. Friday.

According to the National Weather Service, winds would gust as high as 25mph to 35mph in some areas through Thursday afternoon, with some traditionally windy areas — like the Magic Mountain Truck Trail — seeing gusts of 40mph to 50mph. However, the strongest winds of the Santa Ana event were expected on Friday morning.

Although wind warnings were due to expire at 4pm, forecasters warned current conditions show the potential for winds

further into Saturday morning.

Mountain and higher valley areas are likely to have the strongest winds, gusting up to 55 mph, while other locations have winds of 30 mph to 50 mph.

Orange County has a wind warning until 10 p.m. for inland areas and the Santa Ana Mountains and foothills. forecaster

said the areas could see winds of 15 to 25 miles per hour and gusts of 45 to 55 miles per hour.

Southern California Edison crews will be on alert during the wind event, and the utility reminded customers that outage information is available on its website at SCE.com, and on Facebook and Twitter. SCE noted winds are not expected to be as strong as last week’s Santa Ana event, which saw gusts of up to 90 miles per hour in some mountain and foothill areas, toppling trees that downed power lines.

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