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IDemo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-01-11 07:27 AM
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97 mph Santa Ana winds knock out power, down trees in LA
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Updated at 6:00 a.m. ET

Power outages and downed trees were reported in several regions of Los Angeles County Wednesday night due to strong winds, NBC LA reported.

A major change in the weather pattern is expected to bring powerful gusts of up to 85 miles per hour and possible hurricane force winds into the Los Angeles region for two days.

The National Weather Service issued warnings that the high winds and low humidy could cause wildfires.

On Wednesday night, a wind gust of 97 mph was recorded at Whitaker Peak in Los Angeles County, according to the weather service.

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  -97 mph Santa Ana winds knock out power, down trees in LA IDemo  Dec-01-11 07:27 AM   #0 
  - Evict Occupy. Inherit the wind.  SpiralHawk   Dec-01-11 07:42 AM   #1 
  - That is what I was thinking.  jwirr   Dec-01-11 08:29 AM   #4 
  - Welcome to the "DU Synchronicity Seekers SubSet O' Humanity Club"  SpiralHawk   Dec-01-11 09:02 AM   #7 
     - LOL Yeah I think I do have my enemies here.  jwirr   Dec-01-11 09:15 AM   #9 
  - The LAPD inadvertently helped the Occupiers, then  lbrtbell   Dec-01-11 10:33 AM   #13 
  - The Santa Ana winds can be amazing! (NT)  Tesha   Dec-01-11 07:48 AM   #2 
  - They're pretty common down here...  Juneboarder   Dec-01-11 08:38 AM   #5 
  - When I lived in Greensboro, NC, there was a one time  Are_grits_groceries   Dec-01-11 07:53 AM   #3 
  - i'm in monterey bay..we had winds yesterday and all night that exhausted and unsettled me  xiamiam   Dec-01-11 08:44 AM   #6 
  - Are these Santa Ana winds unusually strong ?  hedgehog   Dec-01-11 09:09 AM   #8 
  - Yeah, but not like last night. Insane wind.  montanto   Dec-01-11 09:52 AM   #10 
  - We had insanity level winds in Maui  SlicerDicer-   Dec-01-11 10:25 AM   #12 
  - Crazy wind, I can tell you.  montanto   Dec-01-11 10:04 AM   #11 
  - I hope we still have the Super Scoopers  Blacksheep214   Dec-01-11 10:56 AM   #14 
  - Utah (Utah!?!) is also having a fine time:  hedgehog   Dec-01-11 11:26 AM   #15 
  - windy up north in sacramento too  shanti   Dec-01-11 12:22 PM   #16 
  - Blasted Santa Ana! First the Alamo, and now this! (nt)  Mister Ed   Dec-01-11 08:58 PM   #17 

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