ANTELOPE VALLEY (CBSLA) – A high wind warning was in effect until midnight Thursday evening.
Areas in the Antelope Valley, including Lancaster and Palmdale, could see south winds 30 to 45 miles per hour, with gusts up to 75 miles per hour, the N.W.S. said.READ MORE: Man Killed, 2 Injured In Violent Gardena Crash
People in the area are likely to experience power outages. Dangerous road conditions will make travel difficult during that time.READ MORE: Residents Say Strong Stench In Carson Keeps Getting Stronger
A mountain wave has set up over the San Gabriel Mountains, causing very strong winds to occur across the adjacent foothills in the Antelope Valley, the N.W.S. added.
The strongest winds are expected in areas south of Highway 138.MORE NEWS: Man Suspected Of Stealing Truck Taken Into Custody Following Pursuit
Pearblossom has already seen wind gusts up to 80 miles per hour, blowing dust and small rocks, according to a N.W.S. spotter.