Wind Advisories in Effect for L.A. Mountains, Antelope Valley

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - High winds are headed to areas of Los Angeles County today.

Wind advisories have been posted for the Los Angeles County Mountains, excluding the Santa Monica Range, and for the Antelope Valley, the National Weather Service said.

For the L.A. mountains, an advisory goes into effect at 2 p.m. Tuesday and will last until 9 a.m. Wednesday.

The weather service said to expect northwest to north winds of 25 to 35 mph, with gusts up to 50 mph, through the I-5 corridor.

The winds could blow around unsecured objects and make driving difficult, especially for high-profile vehicles.

In the Antelope Valley, a wind advisory will take effect at 2 p.m. and stretch until 6 a.m. Wednesday, the NWS said.

Winds of 20 to 35 mph, with gusts to 45, are in the forecast – with the strongest winds expected across the western portion of the valley.

Drivers along Highways 14 and 138, especially near the foothills, were advised to exercise particular caution.

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