LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A wind advisory is in effect in parts of Los Angeles County until 6 p.m. today, according to the National Weather Service. A high wind warning is in effect from 6 p.m. today until 10 p.m. Tuesday.
Northwest winds are expected to reach 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 55 mph in Los Angeles County mountains, excluding the Santa Monica Range, and in the cities of Lockwood Valley, Mount Pinos, Acton, Mount Wilson and Sandberg.
A wind advisory is in effect in the Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys from 3 p.m. today until 3 a.m. Tuesday.
North winds are expected to reach between 25 and 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph in the Santa Clarita Valley.
West winds are expected to reach between 25 and 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph in the Antelope Valley.
Gusty winds can blow unsecured objects and make driving conditions difficult, especially for high-profile vehicles. Tree limbs can blow down and power outage can occur as a result.
The National Weather Service recommends using extra caution when driving and to secure outdoor objects.