Wind advisories will be in effect for several Los Angeles-area valleys Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.
High winds have toppled several trees throughout the Southland, damaging several vehicles and knocking out electricity to hundreds in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Dry and windy conditions continue Thursday as a Wind Advisory remains in effect through the afternoon for much of the Southland.
A cold snap may bring below freezing temperatures to portions of Southern California this weekend.
The National Weather Service Thursday issued a wind advisory as Santa Ana winds increased.
Wind warnings and advisories are in effect across Southern California. Powerful gusts are expected to reach 65 mph, but winds of up to 40 mph have already been recorded near the Newhall Pass and Sylmar.
High winds and arcing power lines at an oil storage facility are believed to have triggered spot fires in Seal Beach and Long Beach Sunday.
Warmer weather is settling into Southern California for the rest of the work week.
A weather system moving through the Southland tonight will generate gusty winds throughout much of the county on Monday, according to the National Weather Service.
A crisp and cold start to your Monday, however daytime highs slightly warmer than yesterday into the low to mid 60s.
Declaring that travel through the mountains will be hazardous, a wind advisory has been declared through Los Angeles county, excluding the Santa Monica Mountain range.