Heavy winds caused trees to fall on N.Chorro St. in San Luis Obispo, resulting in vehicular damage, on Feb. 21, 2023. Credit: McKenna Rodriguez | KCPR

High winds, rain and light snowfall are expected Thursday through Tuesday in San Luis Obispo County, according to a forecast from the National Weather Service (NWS).

Winds are expected to reach speeds of 55 mph and snowfall of up to 3 feet is expected above 1500 feet, according to the NWS winter storm advisory.

The NWS advised residents to avoid travel. Affected areas include cities along the Caliente and La Panza mountain ranges and Santa Margarita Lake. NWS scheduled the advisory to last from Wednesday at 5:49 a.m. to Saturday at 4 p.m.

High winds on Tuesday evening already caused multiple trees to fall and power outages for hundreds of San Luis Obispo residents, according to PGE.