When LAX winds are actually from the East (rarely during the day), planes reverse and take off to the East instead of the West:  this is more common when it rains than during dry weather.   A few flights to Asia curve South and sound VERY LOUD as they pass low over our houses.

Weather Conditions for:
Los Angeles, Los Angeles International Airport, CA (KLAX)
Elev: 125 ft; Latitude: 33.93806; Longitude: -118.38889

Time Wind Wind
  Direction Speed
(PDT)   (mph)
14 Oct 9:53 pm PDT ENE 3
14 Oct 8:53 pm PDT E 8
14 Oct 7:53 pm PDT W 9
14 Oct 6:53 pm PDT W 9
14 Oct 5:53 pm PDT W 12
14 Oct 4:53 pm PDT W 15
14 Oct 3:53 pm PDT W 16
14 Oct 2:53 pm PDT W 13
14 Oct 1:53 pm PDT W 13
14 Oct 12:53 pm PDT W 10
14 Oct 11:53 am PDT W 6

http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mesowest/getobext.php?wfo=lox&sid=KLAX&num=72

Tomorrow during the day, winds will be from the West again.