Wind and frost advisories are in effect in the Santa Clarita Valley due to the storm that may bring the return of rain on Saturday.
Winds will continue to weaken across the area, but gusty winds are still expected through Thursday evening in the passes and canyons of the Santa Clarita Valley.
With a cold air mass in place, sub-freezing temperatures are expected in wind-protected areas Friday morning that could produce areas of frost and even hard freezes.
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With soil loosened by recent heavy rains, trees will be more easily uprooted by the strong winds, which will also be capable of knocking down power lines and causing power outages.
Cold temperatures Friday morning will affect sensitive outdoor plants. A frost advisory means that frost is imminent; sensitive outdoor plants may be killed if left uncovered.
Winds can also make driving difficult especially for high-profile vehicles or motorcycles. Use extra caution.