04 Dec '11, 12pm

Wild windstorm in Los Angeles destroys more than 450 trees

Wild windstorm in Los Angeles destroys more than 450 trees

© R. Cruger - Wind-bent tree from Pasadena windstorm. Known for the greenest tree canopy in the Los Angeles area, my home town of Pasadena was the epicenter of last week's infamous Santa Ana windstorms causing urban deforestation overnight. I battened down the hatches and tried to reassure my nervous animals (and myself) that it would soon pass. It was like being back in Miami during Hurricane Wilma . Though just a Category One (74–95 mph) storm, the freakish wind whipped the region for 10 relentless hours. My windows kept blowing open from the force of the “devil winds,” as they’re called. By 8 a.m. the next morning the sound of chainsaws and wood chippers replaced the howling and cracked tree branches flying through the air. Within a two-block walk I witnessed the wreckage: sidewalks impassable with downed century-old trees, cars crushed by fallen magnolia limbs, buildin...

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