A severe weather warning was issued for parts of Southern California on Thursday morning, alerting truck drivers and motorists with large vehicles of powerful winds. These weather conditions can be dangerous, especially to the drivers of larger vehicles, which can be pushed off course by strong gusts of wind. A big rig truck was overturned by the wind on Interstate 15, the day before, backing up traffic for miles and leaving the driver with a broken leg.
Falling trees and branches are also an obstacle hazard and can cause accidents, especially in rainy conditions, when the ground is softer.
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