Updated: Schools Closed Friday, More Wind News

The school district will notify students and parents by email.

Updated: High Wind Warning Canceled: The National Weather Service has downgraded its high wind warning to a normal wind advisory.  According to the alert, that means 20 to 30 mph winds with gusts of up to 40 mph, instead of 40 mph sustained winds with gusts of up to 58 mph.

Previously: Arcadia Mayor Gary Kovacic sends us this message with regard to updates about the current wind damage:

Please encourage your readers to visit the home page of the City of Arcadia website--www.ci.arcadia.ca.us--for updates about the wind damage.  They can also get local updates on Twitter from @ArcadiaPD, @TRLeVeque and @GaryKovacic.

The mayor also shared a press release with important information about the outage, which you can view to the right.

Meanwhile, check out this gallery of downed trees and other damage at the L.A. County Arboretum.

The Arcadia announced Thursday afternoon that all public schools within the AUSD will remain closed for a second day, Friday, Dec. 2, because of the ongoing wind storm.

The district said it will notify students and parents via email and text message.

Please visit AUSD website for additional information.

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