Southern California is getting another round of potentially damaging Santa Ana winds into Tuesday.
Winds could peak as high as 50 mph in the populated wind-prone areas, while gusts to 60 mph or locally higher whip the mountaintops and their passes. The highest wind gusts are expected Monday night into early Tuesday morning.
Winds that strong could down trees, branches and power lines.
Falling trees and branches threaten to cause damage or bodily harm, while residents should prepare for possible power outages.
The winds will prove the most problematic for drivers of semi-trucks and campers, threatening to overturn or steer these high-profile vehicles off roads.
Even drivers of smaller trucks and cars will feel the winds tug on their vehicles.
Despite the impending gusty winds, Southern California will not be faced with an extreme fire danger.
Precipitation levels over the last month and a half are about average thanks to several storm systems which dropped through the state.
Gusty northeast winds will continue into the day on Wednesday before really diminishing Thursday into Friday.
The culprit behind these strong winds is a strong surface high pressure system which will drop southward through Utah and the Great Basin Sunday into early next week.
The combination of the surface high and good upper level support will lead to this moderate wind event for the wind-prone areas of Los Angeles, Ventura and San Diego counties.
Earlier this week, a strengthening nor'easter battered New England, causing widespread damage across the region while storms continued to drench and blast the coastal Northwest.
A siege of Pacific storms will continue to drench and blast the coastal Northwest into next week and will be joined by Ana.
After many locations over the Plains feel like late summer this weekend, the record-challenging warmth will expand to the Northeast next week.
The disturbance responsible for drenching South Florida downpours will swing toward Bermuda this weekend, while the former Tropical Depression 9 lurks in the northwestern Caribbean Sea.
Conditions will improve across the Northeast on Friday as this week's nor'easter shifts away from the region.
The NFL returns to London this weekend amid a mild stretch of weather.
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