No emergency outages after Santa Ana winds prompted Southern California fire danger warnings
The winds could change to an expected storm that could last into the evening
The biggest danger could be to small power outages around Santa Ana
It is predicted some Santa Ana winds could strengthen to a Category 3 storm before hitting the Southern California coast
A wind chill warning has been issued for the area between Redondo Beach and Ventura County, as well as from San Pedro up through San Diego.
At around 10am today, Santa Ana winds were expected to reach between 15 and 20 miles per hour, but could even reach 20 to 25 miles per hour, with gusts up to 35 miles per hour.
The National Weather Service said the winds should taper off by late afternoon, but will be monitored overnight and into the evening.
There is a wind chill warning from Redondo Beach through Ventura County, from around 10am to 2pm.
The main wind warning is from around 10am to 3pm in the San Gabriel Valley.
It comes days after a storm brought down trees and power lines across Southern California and the California coast, prompting the evacuation of people from hundreds of homes last weekend.
Last month, the state was hit by a series of powerful storms, leading to three deaths and hundreds of thousands of power outages across the state.
On Friday, the state’s top weather forecaster predicted Santa Ana winds would reach between 15 to 20 miles per hour by the end of day, with gusts up to 35 miles per hour.
But wind chill warning for the area between Redondo Beach and Ventura County, will apply from around 10am to 2pm.
The National Weather Service said wind chill warning for the San Gabriel Valley area, from around 10am to 3pm.
On Saturday, the winds are expected to increase in the Redondo area, the forecast said.
“There will be severe thunderstorms moving through Santa Ana and the San Gabriel Valley this morning and later this afternoon,” said Scott Smull, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service.
“A couple of the storms will begin to weaken, then a new storm could form. It could turn out to