Monday, January 31, 2011
A HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM IS FORECASTED TO RETURN TO THE GREAT BASIN AND ALONG WITH A STRONG UPPER TROUGH APPROACHING FROM NORTHEAST WILL CREATE STRONG GUSTY WINDS WITH DAMAGING GUSTS POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...WITH LINGERING GUSTY WINDS INTO FRIDAY.
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Los Angeles County Firefighters helped to evacuate occupants of an early morning apartment house fire in Palmdale CA. Firefighters responded to 38300 East 30th Street around 04:00am and found smoke and fire showing from a unit on the second floor. Firefighters held the fire to just one unit. Several children and their mother in a neighboring unit were assisted to safety by County firefighters. The cause is under investigation. Several displaced people will need Red Cross assistance for shelter
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Thursday, January 13, 2011
A WEAK FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL PASS TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE FORECAST AREA LATER TODAY. IN THE WAKE OF THIS PASSING FRONT... VERY GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP. THERE WILL BE THE POTENTIAL FOR DAMAGING WIND GUSTS ACROSS THE SANTA YNEZ MOUNTAIN RANGE AND ADJACENT WIND PRONE PASSES AND CANYONS OF THE SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COAST THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. THE MOUNTAINS OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES COULD ALSO BE AFFECTED BY DAMAGING WINDS THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING... ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE INTERSTATE 5 CORRIDOR. THERE WILL LIKELY BE GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS... YET NOT QUITE AS STRONG... AFFECTING THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY...THE SAN FERNANDO VALLEY AND THE SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS AS WELL THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY MORNING. AS THE WINDS SHIFT TO THE NORTHEAST FRIDAY AFTERNOON...THEY WILL LIKELY AFFECT THE USUAL SANTA ANA WIND PRONE AREAS THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING... AND WIND ADVISORIES WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED AGAIN. ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM PST FRIDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY... WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM PST FRIDAY. * TIMING: GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING AND PERSIST THROUGH AT LEAST EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL LIKELY SHIFT TO THE NORTHEAST FRIDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. * WINDS: NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...THEN SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. * IMPACTS: ROADWAYS THAT WILL BE AFFECTED BY THE GUSTY WINDS INCLUDE INTERSTATE 5 AND HIGHWAY 14.