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Dense fog advisory issued for coastal areas of Southland

November 6, 2012 |  6:42 pm

Meteorologists say motorists in coastal areas of the Southland will probably have to deal with dense fog during the Wednesday morning commute.

The National Weather Service issued a fog advisory Tuesday evening that will remain in effect until 9 a.m. Wednesday. The weather service said visibility will be reduced to a quarter mile or less, particularly in some areas of Orange County.

The dense fog on the beaches will being spreading inland by late Tuesday, affecting coastal areas from Long Beach to San Clemente, the weather service said. Dense fog should be expected on Pacific Coast Highway as well as portions of the 5 and 405 freeways.

Motorists are advised to slow down, use their vehicle's headlights on low beam and leave plenty of distance between the car ahead.


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