LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A wind advisory is in effect in parts of Los Angeles County from 3 p.m. today until 3 a.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service.
West winds from 15 mph to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph are expected in the L.A. County mountains and Antelope Valley.
The cities of Acton, Mount Wilson, Sandberg, Lancaster and Palmdale are under the wind advisory.
Gusty winds and reduced visibility from blowing dust can make driving difficult. Gusty winds can blow around unsecured objects and tree limbs can blow down, causing power outages.
The NWS recommends using caution when driving, especially those in high-profile vehicles, and securing outdoor objects.