Tuesday’s storm brought little rain but plenty of wind as Santa Monicans awoke to find their streets littered with palm fronds and other debris.
Winds gusts reached 31 mph in Santa Monica, and as fast as 48 mph in the Malibu Hills, according to the National Weather Service.
Thousands of Southern California Edison and Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers lost power as gusty winds buffeted the region on the heels of a cold front out of the Gulf of Alaska.
No power outages were reported in Santa Monica.
The storm dropped just under half of an inch of rain at the Santa Monica Airport.
A new storm, also from the Gulf of Alaska, is expected to hit by the weekend, with rain forecast for Sunday and Monday, according to the National Weather Service.