Strong winds knock trees over SoCal under red flag warning

Strong and damaging winds swept through Southern California on Thursday, knocking down trees and mating in dry conditions to create dangerous fire weather. The strongest winds were expected through Thanksgiving morning. The KTLA received images of felled trees in several cities, including the San Fernando Valley, North Hollywood, Santa Ana and Ontario. In North Hollywood, … Read more

More than 57,000 SoCal Edison customers without power on Thanksgiving during dangerous fires

More than 57,000 Southern California Edison were without power on Thanksgiving Day as the region experienced dangerous firefighting conditions with widespread strong and devastating winds. The public safety power outages are intended to prevent the electrical system from triggering a forest fire that can spread rapidly under the dry, windy conditions. A small percentage of … Read more

Thanksgiving weather in Los Angeles: Strong winds leave damage across SoCal; possible power outages through Thanksgiving

SANTA ANA, California (KABC) – Santa Ana winds continued to whip across Southern California overnight, knocking down several large trees in residential neighborhoods as thousands of people got their power outages on Thanksgiving in an effort to prevent forest fires. Red flag warnings went into effect Wednesday morning and will remain in effect through most … Read more

Thanksgiving Weather in Los Angeles: Red Flag warning can leave many without power on Thanksgiving

LOS ANGELES – Thousands of Southern California electricity customers experienced power outages on Wednesday, and more than 200,000 others faced the same prospect as utilities tried to prevent forest fires as Santa Ana winds developed. Red flag warnings were issued late in the morning and were expected to remain in effect through most of Friday … Read more