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High Wind Warning
Statement as of 8:56 PM PDT on March 31, 2015

...High Wind Warning in effect until 9 am PDT Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a High Wind Warning for the Los Angeles and Ventura County mountains. This warning is in effect until 9 am PDT Wednesday. The Wind Advisory is no longer in effect.

* Winds...northwest to north winds will increase to 25 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph. The strongest winds will occur through the Interstate 5 corridor.

* Timing...winds will peak between 11 PM and 6 am tonight...then diminish some.

* Impacts...gusty winds will make driving difficult...especially for drivers of high profile vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means that damaging high winds of 58 mph or greater are likely or imminent. Secure all loose outdoor furniture in advance of the onset of strong winds. Monitor the latest forecasts on NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite media source.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 8:05 PM PDT on March 31, 2015

...Wind reports past 3 hours ...

Location speed time/date

...Los Angeles County... Poppy Park (2759 ft) 47 mph 0456 PM 03/31 Sandberg (4510 ft) 47 mph 0720 PM 03/31 Palmdale apt. (2543 ft) 43 mph 0509 PM 03/31 Lancaster Fox Field (2351 ft 43 mph 0420 PM 03/31 henniger flats (2800 ft) 39 mph 0358 PM 03/31 Whitaker Peak (4120 ft) 38 mph 0657 PM 03/31 Warm Springs (4930 ft) 36 mph 0753 PM 03/31

...Marine reporting stations... San Nicolas Island (505 ft) 44 mph 0746 PM 03/31 west Santa Barbara Channel b 38 mph 0450 PM 03/31 south Santa Rosa Island buoy 38 mph 0650 PM 03/31

...San Luis Obispo County... Hearst Castle (6 wsw) (46 ft 37 mph 0535 PM 03/31 Paso Robles apt (810 ft) 36 mph 0627 PM 03/31 San Luis Obispo apt. (194 ft 36 mph 0513 PM 03/31

...Santa Barbara County... Santa Rosa Island (1284 ft) 47 mph 0613 PM 03/31 Lompoc (4 ssw) (1528 ft) 44 mph 0704 PM 03/31 Vandenberg AFB (369 ft) 40 mph 0603 PM 03/31 Point Arguello (12 se) (24 f 40 mph 0530 PM 03/31 Point Arguello ( 8 ese) 40 mph 0535 PM 03/31 Santa Maria apt. (242 ft) 36 mph 0502 PM 03/31

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.

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