February 28, 2024 The Newspaper Serving LGBT Los Angeles

National Weather Service Issues Alert – Precautions Urged Amid Potential Damaging Winds and Storm

High Wind Warning: Southwest California Braces for Gusts up to 80 mph

By Dolores Quintana

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for portions of southwest California, effective from 4 PM Wednesday to noon PST Thursday. West winds are anticipated to reach speeds of 30 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 to 70 mph and isolated gusts possibly reaching 80 mph.

  • Wind Speeds: West winds at 30 to 40 mph, gusting up to 60 to 70 mph, with isolated gusts possibly reaching 80 mph.
  • Affected Areas: Portions of southwest California.
  • Timing: The warning is in effect from 4 PM Wednesday to noon PST Thursday.

Damaging winds are expected, posing risks such as the toppling of large objects like trees and power lines. Power outages are anticipated, and travel conditions will be challenging, particularly for high-profile vehicles.

Residents and travelers are strongly advised to take precautionary measures:

  • Avoid being outdoors in forested areas and around trees and branches.
  • If possible, stay in the lower levels of your home during the windstorm and steer clear of windows.
  • Exercise caution if driving becomes necessary.

The NWS has two other additional warnings for the next few days. The next round of high surf/strong rip currents is expected to impact the Central Coast Tue-Thu and LA/Ventura county beaches Wed-Thu.  Surf likely peaking Wed night-Thu. Keep an eye on the ocean and avoid rocks/jetties. A coastal flood advisory has been issued for Wednesday through Thursday near high tide for Central Coast and LA/Ventura counties (W-NW facing beaches). Threat of moderate coastal flooding (beach parking lots/harbor walkways) and beach erosion. This event was not as severe as the December 28- 30 event.

Authorities urge the public to stay informed about the weather conditions and follow safety guidelines during this period of heightened wind activity. For updates and additional information, individuals are encouraged to monitor local news channels and official weather sources.

Related Posts

(Video) Pro-Palestine Protest at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel

February 28, 2024

February 28, 2024

Protesters were there to protest the arrival of U.S. Representative Nancy Pelosi Counter-protesters drove by in a car. @centurycitywestwoodnews Pro-Palestine...

West Hollywood Authorities Seek Public’s Help to Identify Suspect in Assault with Deadly Weapon

February 27, 2024

February 27, 2024

Second Suspect in Assault on Security Ambassador on Santa Monica Boulevard Still at Large Detectives from the Los Angeles County...

Hollywood Royalty to Shine at 96th Oscars: First Wave of Star-Studded Presenter Lineup Unveiled

February 27, 2024

February 27, 2024

Incredible Lineup of Actors and Previous Oscar Winners Announced Executive producer and showrunner Raj Kapoor, along with executive producers Molly...

Vote Smart, Vote Early: Streamlining Your 2024 Presidential Primary Experience in L.A. County

February 27, 2024

February 27, 2024

Skip the Lines and Save Time – Your Guide to Early Voting Options  In preparation for the upcoming 2024 Presidential...

(Video) Heartfelt candlelight vigils in Westchester and West Hollywood for Nex Benedict

February 27, 2024

February 27, 2024

The non-binary 16 year old student with Choctaw ancestry died in Owasso, Oklahoma after being beaten by three older high...

Sweet Lady Jane Sparks Hope of Return – Popular Bakery Hints at Reopening Across LA

February 27, 2024

February 27, 2024

After Abrupt Closures, Beloved Bakery Hints at a Comeback, Leaving Fans Intrigued  Sweet Lady Jane, a Los Angeles cake bakery...

30th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Recognize Outstanding Performances in 2023

February 26, 2024

February 26, 2024

SAG Awards Celebrate Excellence in Motion Pictures and Television The prestigious Screen Actors Guild Awards® celebrated the excellence in motion...

Waymo’s LA Expansion Hits Roadblock: CPUC Temporarily Halts Self-Driving Company’s Plans

February 26, 2024

February 26, 2024

California Public Utilities Commission suspends Waymo’s service expansion for 120 days. California’s Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has put a temporary...

Real Estate Giant Funds LAPD Union Fund to Sway L.A. City Council Election in March

February 26, 2024

February 26, 2024

Santa Monica Company Responsible for LA’s Largest Mass Eviction Gives $400,000 Santa Monica-based Real estate investment trust company Douglas Emmett...

Blockbuster Horror Director James Wan Lists Chic Retreat Above West Hollywood

February 26, 2024

February 26, 2024

Filmmaker Puts His Midcentury Modern Estate on the Market for $4.7 Million Director James Wan, famous for his horror franchises...

39th Independent Spirit Awards Celebrates Independent Cinema in Santa Monica

February 25, 2024

February 25, 2024

Santa Monica Pier Hosts Annual Awards Ceremony Amid Pro-Palestinian Protest The 39th Independent Spirit Awards ceremony, another precursor to the...

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Consider Landlords’ Challenge to Rent-Control Laws

February 25, 2024

February 25, 2024

New York Landlords’ Bid to Challenge Rent-Control Laws Fails The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a significant property rights...

Silence Surrounding Tragic Death of Nex Benedict Sparks Outrage, While Local Authorities React Belatedly

February 23, 2024

February 23, 2024

International Attention Forces Authorities to Address Non-binary Student’s Death The disturbing death of 16-year-old non-binary student Nex Benedict in Owasso,...

(Video) Baltaire’s DJ Brunch is Ready to Make Your Weekend Fabulous

February 23, 2024

February 23, 2024

Baltaire is America’s Favorite Neighborhood Steakhouse. A Contemporary Restaurant in Brentwood With Classic Genes, Baltaire Is Where to Enjoy Brunch...

Los Angeles Mayor Joins President Biden to Announce $1.2B Student Loan Relief

February 22, 2024

February 22, 2024

President Biden in a Groundbreaking Move to Alleviate Student Debt Burdens. On February 21, Mayor Karen Bass of Los Angeles...