Los Angeles

Beach Hazard Statement:

Issued at: 2:10 PM PDT on April 1, 2015, expires at: 3:00 AM PDT on April 02, 2015
  • ...Beach hazards statement remains in effect through late tonight...
  • hazards...dangerous rip currents and breaking waves on coastal rock jetties are expected through Wednesday night.
  • Impacts...there is an increased risk for ocean drowning. Rip currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Waves can suddenly wash people off of beaches and coastal rock jetties. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A beach hazards statement is issued when threats to beach and surf zone safety are expected or occurring. Caution should be used when in or near the water. Stay near occupied lifeguard towers and never swim alone. If caught in a rip current... swim parallel to the shore.

High Wind Warning:

Issued at: 12:41 PM PDT on April 1, 2015, expires at: 9:00 AM PDT on April 02, 2015
  • ...High Wind Warning in effect from 9 PM this evening to 9 am PDT Thursday... The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a High Wind Warning...which is in effect from 9 PM this evening to 9 am PDT Thursday.
  • Winds...northwest winds increasing to 25 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph. The strongest winds will occur through the Interstate 5 corridor between midnight and 7 am.
  • Impacts...strong winds can make driving difficult...especially for drivers of high profile vehicles and vehicles towing trailers. Winds this strong may down trees and power lines...and cause property damage. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A High Wind Warning means that damaging high winds of 58 mph or greater are likely or imminent. Secure all loose outdoor furniture in advance of the onset of strong winds. Monitor the latest forecasts on NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite media source.

Wind Advisory:

Issued at: 12:41 PM PDT on April 1, 2015, expires at: 10:00 PM PDT on April 01, 2015
  • ...Wind Advisory remains in effect until 10 PM PDT this evening...
  • winds and timing...west winds will 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph will persist through this evening. The winds will be strongest in the western third of the area...especially in the western foothills. The Poppy Park area could see local gusts as high as 55 mph.
  • Impacts...major roadways that could be affected include highways 14 and 138. In addition...areas of blowing dust and sand could restrict visibilities. Winds this strong can make driving high profile vehicles difficult. Precautionary/preparedness actions... When driving...use extra caution. Be prepared for sudden gusty cross winds.

First Alert Weather Video Forecast

No April Fools Joke: It's Windy!

A warm and windy Wednesday ahead with temperatures soaring above average but very breezy winds this afternoon and evening.