20 Aug 2014
84° Partly Cloudy
Patch Instagram photo by legallyblonde27
Patch Instagram photo by legallyblonde27
Patch Instagram photo by ermyceap
Patch Instagram photo by taratesimu
Patch Instagram photo by taratesimu
Patch Instagram photo by lilyava299
Patch Instagram photo by _mollfairhurst
Patch Instagram photo by thecontemporaryhannah
Patch Instagram photo by lucyketch

Wind Advisory Issued for Foothills, San Gabriel Valley

Strong Santa Ana winds are expected to hit Los Angeles County mountains through the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.

Wind Advisory Issued for Foothills, San Gabriel Valley

The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory for Santa Ana winds blowing at 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. 

"The strongest winds will be focused below passes and canyons across Northwest San Fernando Valley as well as the foothills of the San Gabriel Valley this morning," the NWS reported.

Gusty winds could make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles such as trucks or campers, according to the NWS. Officials suggest that locals use extra caution while driving. 

Here's a look at the local temperatures and wind conditions, per the NWS:

Today: Sunny, with a high near 68. Windy, with a north northeast wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to between 15 and 20 mph. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Breezy, with a north northeast wind between 15 and 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 10 to 20 mph becoming southwest. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.

Share This Article