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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 234 PM PST Thu Dec 7 2017 ...EXTENDED PERIOD OF MODERATE TO STRONG SANTA ANA WINDS THROUGH FRIDAY WITH PERIODS OF DAMAGING WINDS... .A strong surface high pressure over the Great Basin will continue to support an extended period of moderate to strong Santa Ana winds to Southwest California through Friday. Damaging wind gusts around 60 mph will likely linger across the mountains this evening, then diminish some. Extreme fire danger is expected during and beyond the period of moderate to strong Santa Ana Winds. Please refer to the latest Red Flag Warning products for the latest fire weather information. CAZ044-045-088-547-080645- /O.CAN.KLOX.HW.W.0013.000000T0000Z-171209T0000Z/ /O.NEW.KLOX.WI.Y.0074.171207T2234Z-171209T0000Z/ Ventura County Interior Valleys-Ventura County Coastal Valleys- Santa Clarita Valley-Los Angeles County San Fernando Valley- Including the cities of Santa Paula, Fillmore, Ojai, Piru, Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, Moorpark, Newbury Park, Santa Clarita, Newhall, Valencia, Woodland Hills, Northridge, Burbank, and Universal City 234 PM PST Thu Dec 7 2017 ...WIND ADVISORY REPLACES HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST FRIDAY... The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued replaced a High Wind Warning with a Wind Advisory. This advisory is in effect until 4 PM PST Friday. * WINDS AND TIMING...Areas of northeast winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph will continue through Friday. The strongest winds are expected near the Los Angeles-Ventura County line. * Impacts...Winds this strong may down trees and power lines, causing property damage or power outages. In addition, there is the potential for blowing dust and debris, especially near recent burn areas. Cross winds can make driving difficult, especially for drivers of high profile vehicles and vehicles towing trailers. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... When driving, use extra caution. Be prepared for sudden gusty cross winds. &&