posted on Nov, 30 2011 @ 10:20 PM
I grew up in the LA area too. Seems to me that the Santa Anas are usually around September / October, and they are a hot wind. What you are
experiencing now is a fierce low pressure storm system carrying high winds with it. We are expecting this storm here in west Texas by tomorrow night,
bringing rain and snow. Of course, out here, we're used to insanely high winds, it comes with the territory. That's why our houses are brick with
metal roofs, anything less tends to blow away or get battered away by large hail.
Check out the weather channel, they will show the low as it goes through your area, and the lines drawn around it, if they are tightly together,
indicate strong winds with the system. If the lines are far apart, there is little wind. The storm as I saw it during the forecast had extremely
tight lines around it, so batten down the hatches, it'll blow through quickly.