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Freeze Warning, Wind Advisory
Issued: 9:26 AM PST Feb. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 10 PM PST this evening...
... Freeze warning remains in effect from 1 am to 9 am PST
Tuesday...
... Freeze warning remains in effect from 1 am to 9 am PST
Wednesday...

* winds... northwest to north winds between 20 and 30 mph with
gusts to 50 mph are expected at times through this evening.
Winds will be strongest in the hills and canyons.

* Temperature... low temperatures between 29 and 32 degrees are
expected late tonight and Tuesday morning. A repeat of this
scenario will occur Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

* Impacts... winds this strong may down tree limbs and power
lines. Cross winds can make driving difficult, especially for
drivers of high profile vehicles and vehicles towing trailers.
Sub- freezing temperatures can kill crops and sensitive
vegetation, and harm outdoor pets and livestock. Extended
exposure to cold can cause hypothermia.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A freeze warning means temperatures 29 and 32 for two or more
consecutive hours are imminent. Protective measures to save crops
and sensitive vegetation should be taken. Vulnerable animals and
pets should be kept indoors in a house or barn.

When driving, use extra caution. Be prepared for sudden gusty
cross winds.







Public Information Statement
Issued: 8:25 AM PST Feb. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind reports for the past 6 hours...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Ventura County coastal valleys...
Malibu Hills (decker cyn) 41 mph 0601 am 02/19 1235
Boney Mountain 36 mph 0615 am 02/19 1714

... Santa Clarita valley...
Saugus 41 mph 0357 am 02/19 1450

... Santa Barbara County South Coast...
Refugio hills 45 mph 0106 am 02/19 1464
1 NW Gaviota 42 mph 0109 am 02/19 877
San Marcos Pass RAWS 38 mph 0106 am 02/19 1491

... Santa Barbara County mountains...
4 NE Santa Barbara 37 mph 0320 am 02/19 2152

... Santa Barbara County central coast...
Point Arguello cman 47 mph 0100 am 02/19 105
vandenberg (portable) 45 mph 0134 am 02/19 64
Lompoc Hills 40 mph 0351 am 02/19 1528

... San Miguel and Santa Rosa islands...
Santa Rosa Island 56 mph 0113 am 02/19 1284

... San Luis Obispo County mountains...
Branch Mountain 40 mph 0535 am 02/19 3770

... Los Angeles County San Fernando Valley...
Glendale 42 mph 0440 am 02/19 803
San Rafael Hills 37 mph 0656 am 02/19 1770
Van Nuys apt. 36 mph 0444 am 02/19 799

... Los Angeles County mountains excluding the Santa Monica range...
Warm Springs 49 mph 0253 am 02/19 4930
Camp nine 47 mph 0655 am 02/19 4000
Sandberg 40 mph 0326 am 02/19 4510
Whitaker Peak 40 mph 0357 am 02/19 4120

... Antelope Valley...
Lancaster Fox Field 45 mph 0229 am 02/19 2351
Palmdale apt. 45 mph 0247 am 02/19 2543
poppy park 40 mph 0156 am 02/19 2759
Lake Palmdale 37 mph 0255 am 02/19 2980

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.

B/rk

825 am PST Mon Feb 19 2018

... Wind reports for the past 6 hours...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Ventura County coastal valleys...
Malibu Hills (decker cyn) 41 mph 0601 am 02/19 1235
Boney Mountain 36 mph 0615 am 02/19 1714

... Santa Clarita valley...
Saugus 41 mph 0357 am 02/19 1450

... Santa Barbara County South Coast...
Refugio hills 45 mph 0106 am 02/19 1464
1 NW Gaviota 42 mph 0109 am 02/19 877
San Marcos Pass RAWS 38 mph 0106 am 02/19 1491

... Santa Barbara County mountains...
4 NE Santa Barbara 37 mph 0320 am 02/19 2152

... Santa Barbara County central coast...
Point Arguello cman 47 mph 0100 am 02/19 105
vandenberg (portable) 45 mph 0134 am 02/19 64
Lompoc Hills 40 mph 0351 am 02/19 1528

... San Miguel and Santa Rosa islands...
Santa Rosa Island 56 mph 0113 am 02/19 1284

... San Luis Obispo County mountains...
Branch Mountain 40 mph 0535 am 02/19 3770

... Los Angeles County San Fernando Valley...
Glendale 42 mph 0440 am 02/19 803
San Rafael Hills 37 mph 0656 am 02/19 1770
Van Nuys apt. 36 mph 0444 am 02/19 799

... Los Angeles County mountains excluding the Santa Monica range...
Warm Springs 49 mph 0253 am 02/19 4930
Camp nine 47 mph 0655 am 02/19 4000
Sandberg 40 mph 0326 am 02/19 4510
Whitaker Peak 40 mph 0357 am 02/19 4120

... Antelope Valley...
Lancaster Fox Field 45 mph 0229 am 02/19 2351
Palmdale apt. 45 mph 0247 am 02/19 2543
poppy park 40 mph 0156 am 02/19 2759
Lake Palmdale 37 mph 0255 am 02/19 2980

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.

B/rk


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