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Surf's up, but other things are falling down

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(March 31, 2012: Huntington Beach, CA)

And the wind doth blow.

Some areas of Los Angles awoke from a misty rain to find gusty, sunny skies, while others are dealing with a devil of a snow drift. At the beach, there's nothing to do but wave.

The National Weather Service posted a variety of weather warnings earlier this week, and are continuing to update as they monitor conditions around the region.

Here's what some of your neighbors are saying about the weekend weather:

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Wave hello to the giant surf and prepare for the weekend weather to blow

NEWPORT BEACH GIANT WAVE

Photo by Craig Berry via Flickr Creative Commons

The weather will get windy this weekend, say forecasters, as dangerously high gusts and significant ground swells prepare to pound a number of Southland regions.

With a fast-moving storm set to hit Saturday night, the National Weather Service has issued a variety of heads-up hazard warnings for driving conditions near the Grapevine, and surf conditions near the shoreline.

Ventura Co. could see between two and four inches of snow (less is expected in Los Angeles County), while the action at the beach could prove perilous with rip currents likely and extremely high surf.

Expect cloudy skies, notes the NWS, with temperatures staying on the mild side -- highs in the 60s and 70s.

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