LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of people in Southern California were without power on Thanksgiving Day after utilities cut electricity to prevent their equipment from igniting wildfires amid warm and dry weather and Santa Ana winds sweeping through the region.
Strong winds in Los Angeles toppled some trees overnight that fell on homes, cars and powerlines. No injuries were reported.READ MORE: Holiday Shoppers Start Early to Avoid Supply Chain Woes
Forecasters say wind gusts reached up to 76 mph at Arrowhead Spring in San Bernardino County Thursday.READ MORE: BREAKING: Suspicious Vehicle In Beverly Hills Prompts Response From Bomb Squad
Nearly 64,000 customers were without power Thursday in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties. Another 5,000 customers in San Diego also lost power.MORE NEWS: One Pedestrian Killed In Sacramento In Ambulance Collision
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