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If you live in California, Los Angeles area here are the forecasts from the Los Angeles County Health Officer.

 

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Health Officer is issuing a Cold Weather Alert due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures. Wind chill temperatures are expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.

Affected areas include:

  • Woodland Hills – Monday, December 27,  through Tuesday, December 28

  • Burbank – Tuesday, December 28,  through Wednesday, December 29

  • San Gabriel Valley – Tuesday, December 28,  through Wednesday, December 29

  • Pomona – Tuesday, December 28,  through Wednesday, December 29

  • Santa Clarita Valley – Monday, December 27, through Friday, December 31

  • Lancaster  – Monday, December 27,  through Friday, December 31

  • Mount Wilson – Monday, December 27,  through Friday, December 31

“Children, the elderly, and people with disabilities or special medical needs are especially vulnerable during cold weather. Extra precaution should be taken to ensure they don’t get too cold when they are outside,” said Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, Los Angeles County Health Officer. “There are places where people can go to stay warm, such as shelters or other public facilities. We also want to remind people not to use stoves, barbeques or ovens to heat their homes due to the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.”