A high wind warning was issued Wednesday for Los Angeles County and a portion of the San Gabriel Mountains, the National Weather Service said.
The National Weather Service Friday issued a significant weather advisory for coastal areas in Orange County due to strong thunderstorms and water spouts moving through the area.
A high surf advisory is still in effect Saturday.
Triple-digit temperatures across the Southland forced officials to warn residents to stay hydrated and remain inside if possible.
Strong winds are ripping through parts of Southern California, uprooting trees and power poles.
Officials have cancelled classes at Cal State San Bernardino due to a high wind advisory that has been issued for the area.
A high surf advisory will be in effect through Saturday due to breakers that are expected to top 12 feet in some places.
If it’s big waves you’re looking for, you may not have to wait very long into 2012.
Offshore winds gusting at speeds of nearly 80 miles per hour battered the Southland Friday morning.
Massive waves are expected to pummel Southern California’s coast through Sunday.
This weekend marks the unofficial beginning of Summer, but don’t tell the calendar as strong and potentially damaging winds are expected around the Southland throughout the weekend.
A wind advisory is scheduled to be in effect for Los Angeles area mountains from Thursday morning at 10 a.m. until Saturday morning at 3 a.m.
Gusty winds can be expected for the next few days. Wind advisories will be in effect through at least Tuesday for the Antelope Valley and the I-5 corridor.
A tsunami advisory spawned by the magnitude 8.9 earthquake in Japan is prompting beach closures across Southern California.
Federal regulators say California’s Diablo Canyon and San Onofre nuclear power plants are operating normally and are being monitored by inspectors during the West Coast tsunami threat.