Thousands of residents were without power Thursday morning as strong winds affected several areas across Los Angeles County.
Santa Ana winds were headed toward Southern California on Monday, bringing the possibility of 55 mph gusts and summer-like temperatures just two days before Christmas, forecasters said.
As high winds continue to blow through Southern California, the Red Flag fire warning has firefighters on high alert.
A red flag warning will be in effect across the Southland through mid-week, the National Weather Service said Monday.
Six people were rescued Sunday after their kayaks had been blown out to sea during high swells.
A Pacific storm is expected to bring rain, snow and high winds Friday afternoon through the evening.
Strong wind gusts left thousands of Southland residents without power Wednesday, officials said.
Strong winds and high temperatures in the Southland over the next few days has prompted a fire danger warning.
Strong winds moving moved through the Southland Tuesday night, raising the risk of wildfires and causing dangerous driving conditions in some areas.
The low clouds and fog Thursday morning will eventually clear out, but daytime highs will top out a little cooler than Wednesday.
Dry and windy conditions have prompted officials to extend a red flag warning for parts of the Southland through Monday morning.
A big rig Saturday careened off a freeway off-ramp and crashed into a car dealership near Oxnard where ten vehicles caught fire.
The National Weather Service Sunday issued a wind advisory through the morning for the mountains and high desert of Los Angeles County.
A fast-moving, wind-driven brush fire in Riverside County was 40 percent contained as of early Thursday morning, CAL Fire officials said.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department has ramped up staffing Thursday in response to increased fire danger caused by gusty winds and extremely warm temperatures.