Violent winds caused by a weak cold front that pushed through the Southland Thursday pummeled some areas, causing power outages and trees to topple onto vehicles and homes.

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Power outages were affecting nearly 2,400 customers in Los Feliz and a little more than 1,900 in Brentwood late Thursday night in addition to a few smaller outages around the city, according to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. Earlier outages were reported in the Mid-Wilshire, West Hollywood and Beverly Hills areas.

A wind advisory signifying winds of 35 miles per hour will be in effect until 10 a.m. Friday in the Santa Clarita Valley, and until noon Friday in the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles County beach cities, metropolitan Los Angeles, and the Hollywood Hills.

Strong winds raking the Los Angeles area have toppled trees in Arleta, El Sereno, Alhambra and Irwindale. One downed tree fell onto a property in Larchmont and another on a home in Beverly Hills, according to broadcast reports. No injuries have been reported.


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