The wind is expected to hit hardest in the canyon-facing areas in northeast Los Angeles. Strong gusty winds were also expected across the coastal and valleys of Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
A tree fell onto a home in the 16000 block of Dearborn Street in the North Hills area of Los Angeles early Thursday, and a transformer blew out near Clinton Street and N. Vermont Avenue in East Hollywood.
Winds knocked out power to 4,366 Edison customers in Manhattan Beach at about 10 p.m. Wednesday. The outage affected customers between 10th and 32nd streets, west of Pacific Avenue, police said. Power is estimated to be fully restored by 12 p.m. Thursday.
In Culver City, 72 Edison customers were without power. About 740 Edison customers were without power in Hawthorne. Crews were hoping to have power restored by 9:30 a.m.
In Huntington Park, 1176 Edison customers were without power, and about 698 customers were without power in Rancho Palos Verdes.
A wind advisory is in effect for the San Fernando Valley, the Orange County coast and L.A. County's coastal zone, which stretches from Malibu to the Hollywood Hills and includes the Los Angeles-Metro area including downtown.
The wind advisory was set to expire Friday afternoon.