Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1
000
WWUS76 KPQR 172124
NPWPQR

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
224 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017


ORZ001-WAZ021-181600-
/O.NEW.KPQR.HW.A.0007.171018T1900Z-171019T0600Z/
North Oregon Coast-South Washington Coast-
Including the cities of Cannon Beach, Netarts, Pacific City,
Long Beach, Ocean Park, and Cape Disappointment
224 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING NEAR BEACHES AND HEADLANDS...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a High Wind
Watch Near Beaches and Headlands, which is in effect from
Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday evening.

* BEACHES AND HEADLANDS...South-southwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts
  60 to 65 mph.

* COASTAL COMMUNITIES...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts 50 to 55
  mph.

* TIMING OF STRONGEST WINDS...3 PM to 8 PM Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds could result in downed limbs and power
  lines. Isolated power outages are possible. Travel will be made
  more difficult...especially for higher profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.

&&

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.