Wind advisory in effect in Southern California, light showers expected

Views on the Los Angeles Crest Highway.
Views on the Los Angeles Crest Highway.
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A wind advisory is in effect in parts of Southern California, with gusts expected to hit 35 mph Wednesday afternoon, reports the National Weather Service. 

The winds will peak in the afternoon and be strongest over the Los Angeles County mountains and in the Antelope Valley. Gusts are expected to weaken overnight, but will strengthen again Thursday. 

The National Weather Service is also reporting a 30 to 50 percent chance of rain Wednesday in Los Angeles with temps dropping to 55 at night. Showers may continue to create slippery driving conditions Thursday morning. 

As of Wednesday afternoon, the California Highway Patrol said there have been no rain-related accidents. 

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