12/01/2011 02:07 am ET Updated Jan 30, 2012

Strong Winds Knock Out Power In Venice, Santa Monica And LAX

Strong Santa Ana winds roared into the region Wednesday night and caused power outages from Santa Monica to Los Angeles International Airport, including parts of Venice, officials said.

The wind caused an outage at Receiving Station N near LAX about 7 p.m. and it caused a power blackout at the airport and in parts of Westchester, Playa del Rey, Del Rey, Venice and the Pacific Palisades, said Maychelle Yee, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.

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