High winds were in the forecast Monday through Tuesday for areas of Los Angeles County, including possible isolated gusts of up to 55 mph in some mountain areas.
The National Weather Service issued wind advisories for the Los Angeles County Mountains, excluding the Santa Monica range, from 9 p.m. Monday to 10 a.m. Tuesday, and for the Antelope Valley from midnight Monday to 9 p.m. Tuesday.
In the L.A. County Mountains, the NWS forecast areas of northwest to north winds 20 to 30 mph, with gusts to 45 mph — and isolated gusts to 55 mph possible in favored mountain peaks and valleys.
In the Antelope Valley, the forecast called for west to northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.
The weather service warned that gusts will blow around unsecured objects and make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
According to the NWS, Interstate 5 and Highway 14 in L.A. County could be particularly affected.
Tree limbs could be blown down and power outages may result, the NWS said.
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