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Winds, cold temperatures will remain in L.A. through the week

The Los Angeles area was battered by high winds and cold temperatures overnight, with similar conditions forecast for the rest of the week.

Compared with Monday, winds will be somewhat weaker Tuesday and Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. The high temperature in L.A. is expected to be around 70 on Tuesday, with overnight lows in the 40s and 50s. Lows will dip into the 30s in some canyon and foothill communities. Similar conditions are forecast for the rest of the week.

Wind gusts on Monday night topped 45 mph in some spots, with a large tree falling and crushing a car in Maywood.

Here are some wind-gust readings from around the area on Monday:

Santa Monica: 33 mph

Burbank: 31 mph

Whittier: 42 mph

Saugus: 43 mph

Warm Springs: 45 mph

-- Shelby Grad

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