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Winds in SLO County expected to continue to Monday morning

The National Weather Service warns that gusty west to northwest winds are expected to continue through Monday morning.

A wind advisory for San Luis Obispo County remains in effect until 10 p.m. Sunday.

An advisory means that winds of 35 mph or greater are expected.

Forecasters expect winds to continue Sunday night, and to be strongest along the immediate coast. Gusts of 40 mph will be common, according to the Weather Service.

Another storm system is expected to move across the interior of California on Monday night into Tuesday, bringing possibly stronger winds than Sunday’s.

The Weather Service warns that strong winds will make driving hazardous, especially for high-profile vehicles.

It cautions drivers headed to or from the Central Valley or that plan to travel along the Grapevine on Interstate 5 to expect the strongest winds from this system.

Travelers coming to or leaving San Luis Obispo County along Highway 101 through Santa Barbara County should note that a wind advisory along that route continues until 11 p.m. Sunday, according to the Weather Service.

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