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Record cold, high winds slam parts of L.A. County; snow level could drop to 3,500 feet

November 28, 2010 |  8:23 am


Several L.A. County locations set record-low temperatures Saturday, with windy conditions on tap for Sunday. Officials issued a wind advisory for the some valley, mountain and canyon areas, where gusts could reach 60 mph.

Camarillo recorded 32 degrees, Woodland Hills 29 and Ojai, 28. At 38 degrees, Long Beach tied its record cold for the date, as did UCLA at 45 degrees.

The rain overnight gave way to sunny skies Sunday morning. According to the National Weather Service, winds will return, with gusts likely to hit 35 mph in some mountain and canyon areas. Gusts could hit 45 mph in valley areas.

Mountain areas will see rain and snow, with gusts of up to 60 mph. The snow level could fall to 3,500 feet, according to the NWS.


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Photo: George Saliba shovels snow from California 39 at Angeles Crest Highway into his truck earlier this week to deliver a Thanksgiving surprise to his grandchildren. Credit: Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times

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