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Widespread showers and heavy winds are sweeping through Southern California on Wednesday morning, with weather experts advising motorists to drive carefully.
Rainfall totals are between a 10th of an inch to a quarter of an inch across Los Angeles County, according to the National Weather Service in Oxnard. The mountains have received the most rain, with Camp Nine in the Santa Clarita Valley area and the San Gabriel Dam in eastern L.A. County each seeing about half an inch of rain.
“We are expecting things to clear out by daybreak,” meteorologist Kristan Lund said, though showers could linger across the San Gabriel Valley and the eastern L.A. County mountains.
The bureau also has issued wind advisories for the Antelope Valley through 10 p.m. Wednesday, with west winds from 20 mph to 35 mph and gusts up to 50 mph. A separate wind advisory is in place for the L.A. County coast from noon Wednesday to 4 a.m. Thursday, with potential gusts of up to 40 mph to be expected.
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