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Wind Advisory
updated: Mar 06, 2011, 8:38 PM

Source: NWS

. Wind Advisory remains in effect from 9 am Monday to 9 am PST Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has continued a Wind Advisory the Santa Barbara South Coast and mountains. This advisory remains in effect from 9 am Monday to 9 am PST Tuesday.

* Winds: northwest winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 to 50 mph will develop on Monday morning. The strongest winds will occur through and below passes and canyons... including Highway 101 through Gaviota and Highway 154 through San Marcos Pass.

* Timing: winds will increase through the day Monday... peak Monday afternoon and early evening... then diminish Tuesday morning.

* Impacts: sudden gusty cross winds can cause vehicle loss of control.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph or greater are expected. Residents in the advisory area are advised to take precautions now before the winds develop. Close windows and secure outdoor objects. Motorists... especially operators of high profile vehicles... are urged to use caution.


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