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  • High Wind Watch for Ventura County Coast County, California
  • High Wind Watch issued October 08 at 3:42AM PDT until October 09 at 2:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, October 9, 2017 at midnight
  • Expires: Monday, October 9, 2017 at 2 p.m.
  • ...Potential for damaging winds to affect the mountains of Los
    Angeles and Ventura Counties including the Santa Monica Range and
    the Santa Clarita Valley Monday morning...
    .A strong Santa Ana wind event could develop late tonight and
    continue into Tuesday morning. The winds will be strongest Monday
    morning.
    ...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
    MONDAY AFTERNOON...
    * TIMING...Gusty and potentially damaging northeast winds will
    likely develop late tonight and continue through Monday
    afternoon. The strongest wind gusts will occur Monday morning.
    Warning level gusts will end Monday afternoon but then advisory
    level gusts will likely continue through Tuesday.
    * WINDS...Areas of north to northeast winds will likely increase
    to 25 to 40 mph with possible damaging gusts to 60 mph on
    tonight and likely linger into early Monday afternoon before
    diminishing some. Isolated gusts to 70 mph are possible across
    higher peaks Monday morning. Winds should lower to between 20
    and 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph by Monday night and then
    continue into Tuesday morning.
    * IMPACTS...Winds this strong may down trees and power lines,
    causing property damage or power outages. Cross winds can make
    driving difficult, especially for drivers of high profile
    vehicles and vehicles towing trailers. This includes Highway
    33 in Ventura County as well as Interstate 5 and Highway 14 in
    Los Angeles County.

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