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Red Flag Warning Issued for LA Coast Through Downtown

The warning is in effect from 8 p.m. Friday through 6 p.m. Saturday.

The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning for the Los Angeles County coast through the downtown area Friday. The warning is in effect fro 8 p.m. Friday through 6 p.m Saturday.

According to the National Weather service, winds are expected to peak Friday night and into Saturday morning. The warning indicates that wind gusts may reach 60-70 miles per hour in the mountains and 45-55 miles per hour along the coast and in the valleys.

The alert was issued due to dry conditions and the projected Santa Ana winds, which also means there is a higher risk for rapid fire spread, according to the National Weather Service.

  • For the red flag warning from the National Weather Service, click here.
  • For tips on power line safety from Southern California Edison, click here.

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