Wind Knocks Down Trees in Sylmar – Los Angeles

After a night of strong gusts that effected some residents of San Fernando Valley, Santa Ana winds are expected continue to blow in a portion of Southern California. 

Sylmar saw two trees fall early Friday morning, leaving debris and branches scattered around the area. A tree damaged a home’s gate and caused buckling in the driveway. It missed a pickup truck just in time.

There were no injuries.

Today’s wind will affect the temperatures. Belen De Leon has the forecast Friday, January 28, 2022.

“Luckily… it didn’t fall on a house,”A resident stated. “That was the most terrifying part. We couldn’t even sleep. We knew it was going to fall. It was just a matter of time.”

Residents heard a loud thump, and knew it was time. Cleanup crews cleared streets Friday morning. 

The Santa Clarita Mountains, Santa Clarita Valleys, Santa Clarita and San Fernando valleys as well as the Santa Monica Mountains will all be under wind advisory until Friday at 4 p.m.

According to the National Weather Service wind gusts were at 25 mph or 35 mph in some places by Thursday afternoon. However, gusts could reach 40 mph or 50 mph for some traditional windy areas like the Magic Mountain Truck Trail. The Santa Ana event’s strongest winds were however expected to occur Friday morning.

The wind advisories were to expire at 4 pm, but forecasters warned that the current conditions could lead to strong winds.

continuing into Saturday morning.

The strongest winds are most likely to be found in mountain and higher valley regions, with gusts up to 55 mph. Other locations, however, will experience winds between 30 mph and 50 mph.

Orange County has a wind advisory in effect from 10 p.m. to protect the Santa Ana Mountains foothills and inland areas. Forecasters

According to reports, the area could experience winds up to 15 mph or 25 mph with gusts as high as 45 mph and 55 mph.

Southern California Edison crews are on high alert for the wind event. Customers were reminded by the utility that outage information can be found on its website at SCE.com, on Facebook and on Twitter. SCE said that winds are not expected be as strong than last week’s Santa Ana storm, which saw gusts as high as 90 mph in some foothill and mountain areas. These gusts caused damage to powerlines and knocked down trees.

After a night of strong gusts that effected some residents of San Fernando Valley, Santa Ana winds are expected continue to blow in a portion of Southern California. 

Sylmar saw two trees fall early Friday morning, leaving debris and branches scattered around the area. A tree damaged a home’s gate and caused buckling in the driveway. It missed a pickup truck just in time.

“Luckily… it didn’t fall on a house,”A resident stated. “That was the most terrifying part. We couldn’t even sleep. We knew it was going to fall. It was just a matter of time,”

Residents heard a loud thump, and realized it was the tree that had fallen. The street was cleared by clean-up crews on Friday morning. 

The Santa Clarita Mountains, Santa Clarita Valleys, Santa Clarita and San Fernando valleys as well as the Santa Monica Mountains will all be under wind advisory until Friday at 4 p.m.

According to the National Weather Service wind gusts were at 25 mph or 35 mph in some places by Thursday afternoon. However, gusts could reach 40 mph to 50mph in other areas such as the Magic Mountain Truck Trail. However, Santa Ana’s strongest winds were forecast for Friday morning.

Forecasters warn that wind advisories will expire at 4:00 p.m. but that current conditions may lead to winds.

continuing into Saturday morning.

The strongest winds are most likely to be found in mountain and higher valley regions, with gusts up to 55 mph. Other locations, however, will experience winds between 30 mph and 50 mph.

Orange County has a wind advisory in effect from 10 p.m. to protect the Santa Ana Mountains foothills and inland areas. Forecasters

According to reports, the area could experience winds up to 15 mph or 25 mph with gusts as high as 45 mph and 55 mph.

Southern California Edison crews are on high alert for the wind event. Customers were reminded by the utility that outage information can be found on its website at SCE.com, on Facebook and Twitter. SCE stated that winds aren’t expected to be as strong as last week’s Santa Ana event. This saw gusts up to 90 mph in certain mountain and foothill regions, causing damage to power lines.

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