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Strong Winds Cause Damage in Parts of Southern California

Powerful overnight winds around Southern California were blamed early Thursday for toppling trees and power lines, and causing power outages.


A photo from Feb. 20, 2014 shows a tree that fell on a street on Reseda amid strong overnight winds. (Credit: KTLA)

In Reseda, strong wind gusts caused a large pine tree to uproot and fall over, partially crushing one car.

A power outage in two areas of the San Fernando Valley also left some 2,000 people temporarily without electricity.

The winds came amid a wind advisory issued by the National Weather Service that was set to remain in effect until Thursday afternoon.

Chris Burrous reports from Reseda for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014.