L.A. winds: visuals tell the story

As of 3 p.m., the DWP says that 121,000 of its customers are still without power. Pretty scattered too, across the city: the large red circles represent clusters where 1,000 or more customers are in the dark.


Also, at least two of the circa-1940s deodar cedar trees along Los Feliz Boulevard that have city of Los Angeles historic-cultural monument status have fallen in the wind. Photo courtesy of Councilman Tom LaBonge at the website of county Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, so I guess this represents a kind of cross-jurisdictional, hands across the water kind of thing.


The city, by the way, has activated its emergency operations center and will staff it through the night. The Los Angeles Fire Department has added engines tonight and is also asking people to stay home if they don't need to go out.

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