Downed trees and possible power outages. Thanksgiving in parts of Los Angeles and Ventura counties kicked off with a red flag warning and hot, dry gusts of Santa Ana winds that are expected to peak Thursday afternoon and taper out by Friday morning.
A high wind advisory is in effect until 3 p.m. for the San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita Valley, the Ventura valleys, as well as for the Santa Monica and Los Angeles County mountains. Winds are expected to gust as high as 60 to 75 mph in more mountainous areas, with one particularly windy hotspot between Santa Clarita and Burbank — known as the Magic Mountain Truck Trail — already hitting 91 mph as of 8 a.m. Thursday.
Wind conditions, even after they’ve peaked, are expected to remain fairly gusty until 11 a.m. Friday. Weather…
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