Powerful Wind Gusts and Rain Storm Tonight Through Saturday
Significant wind impacts possible with upcoming storm system late Fri night-Sat including numerous trees and powerlines down, power outages, and difficult driving conditions for high profile vehicles.
Potential for one of the strongest south wind events in recent years with damaging gusts of 60-80 mph possible in the watch area (highest in the mtns).
Flash Flood Watch issued for recent burn areas of SBA, Ventura, and LA counties Saturday into Saturday night. Peak rainfall rates 0.50-1.00 inch per hour likely, with local rates up to 1.25 inches per hour possible across south facing mountain slopes.