LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — High winds have toppled several trees throughout the Southland, damaging several vehicles and knocking out electricity to hundreds in the Santa Clarita Valley.READ MORE: Man, 30, Fatally Shot In Long Beach; Motive Unknown
Southern California Edison crews worked through the night to restore power to at least 700 homes in Val Verde as a result of a toppled tree that knocked out two power lines and damaged a vehicle.
In Santa Monica, a large pine tree fell overnight, damaging three vehicles.
“Somebody came and knocked on my door and told me about it,” one of those vehicle owners said. “It’s a little bit funny to lose your car in a strange situation like this but I need a new car.”READ MORE: Need A Holiday Package Delivered By Christmas? Here Are Shipping Deadlines
A high wind warning forecasting winds of up to 60 miles per hour will remain in effect until 4 p.m. Sunday for the mountains of Los Angeles and Ventura counties, as well as, the foothills, Inland Empire and Orange County.
A wind advisory — categorized by sustained winds of about 30 miles per hour and gusts of up to 35 miles per hour — will also remain in effect until 4 p.m. for the Inland Empire, Orange County, and along the coast.
Meteorologist Kaj Goldberg, reporting for CBS2 and KCAL9, says the high winds are the result of a strong offshore flow. The winds are expected to dissipate overnight.MORE NEWS: 18-Month-Old Baby In Grave Condition After North Hills Hit-And-Run