PALMDALE (CBSLA.com/AP) — Powerful northwest wind gusts will continue to blow throughout the Antelope Valley, Grapevine and mountain areas, the National Weather Service reported Wednesday.
Meteorologists added a high wind warning will remain in effect through much of the morning. The gusts will be felt in the mountains, valleys and desert areas.READ MORE: VA Provides Veterans Experiencing Homelessness With Showers, Meals At Mini Tent City
At least half a dozen big-rigs were blown over Tuesday on State Highway 14. CHP officers shut down the highway between Lancaster and Mojave after the winds toppled the trucks.
While the highway has since reopened, officers are continuing to advise high-profile vehicles to avoid traveling in the area due to powerful gusts.
Meanwhile, in Mojave, winds ripped an awning off of a gas station and toppled signs and debris.READ MORE: Gov. Newsom Extends Drought Emergency Declaration Statewide
Many residents were without power as a result of the strong gusts.
Forecasters warned winds could uproot or topple trees today, causing dangerous driving conditions.
Gusts in some areas could reach 60 mph.
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