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Cool weather, strong winds expected in L.A. area

February 29, 2012 | 10:39 pm

Catching a breezy nap at Disneyland
Cool temperatures are expected to continue into Thursday as gusty winds build throughout the day, forecasters said.

By Thursday evening, winds in the Grapevine area are expected to reach 60 mph, with gusts hitting 70 mph, according to the National Weather Service.

Gale force winds are projected for the outer waters off Southern California.

By Friday, the winds will shift to the northeast as a Santa Ana wind condition develops and warmer temperatures hit the region, the weather service said.


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Photo: A young couple catching a nap in Disneyland, where thousands celebrated the extra day of leap year Wednesday amid cool, breezy weather. Credit: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times