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Powerful winds, possible rain forecast for Southern California

March 7, 2011 |  8:00 am


Southern California is in for another day of diverse weather, with wind gusts of up to 75 mph possible along the Grapevine section of Interstate 5, sunny skies in some areas and a chance of rain and snow showers in some valley and mountain areas.

The National Weather Service issued a wind warning for large parts of the region. The northeast winds will clock about 25-30 mph in some coastal areas but be significantly more powerful in foothill and mountain areas. Temperatures in the L.A. Basin should remain in the low 60s.

There is a 20% of rain, according to the weather service.

The winds should die down by Monday night.


California ski resorts profit from a snowy winter

-- Shelby Grad

Image credit: National Weather Service