Wind Advisory and High Wind Watch Through Weekend

National Weather Service

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory on Thursday for Santa Barbara County’s Southwestern Coast.

The Wind Advisory is in effect from 3:00 p.m. Friday to 6:00 p.m. Saturday. Additionally a High Wind Watch remains in effect from Saturday evening through Sunday morning.

For the Wind Advisory, north winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph are expected. For the High Wind Watch, north winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 65 mph are possible.

The affected areas include Santa Barbara County Interior Mountains, Santa Barbara County Southeastern Coast, Santa Barbara County Southwestern Coast, Santa Ynez Mountains Eastern Range, and Santa Ynez Mountains Western Range.

Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are possible and travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles, according to NWS.

Edhat Staff

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