SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. - The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning and wind advisory for two counties in the area.
A high wind warning is in effect in San Luis Obispo County until 10 p.m. Monday. Officials say northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph will increase to 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph by mid-morning, then continue through late in the evening. Winds will be strongest near the coast and in higher terrain.
A wind advisory also remains in effect in SLO County until 6 a.m. Tuesday. Officials say areas of northwest to north winds from 20 to 35 mph with gusts to between 45 and 50 mph will continue through late Monday.
A high wind warning has been issued for Santa Barbara County. That one is in effect until 6 a.m. Tuesday. Officials say areas of northwest to north winds 25 to 40 mph with gusts to 65 mph will continue through late Monday. Isolated gusts to 80 mph are possible in the foothills, especially near Montecito Hills.