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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
907 AM PST FRI DEC 12 2014

**** FINAL VERSION OF PEAK WINDS FROM DEC 11 WINDSTORM ****

SIDE NOTES:
PORTLAND AIRPORT GUST OF 67 MPH IS STRONGEST SINCE 14 NOVEMBER 1981
WHEN SOUTH WINDS GUSTED TO 71 MPH.

EUGENE AIRPORT GUST OF 54 MPH TIES THE STRONGEST GUST FOR A
DECEMBER STORM...SET ON 14 DECEMBER 2006.


...LATEST WIND REPORTS...
LOCATION                       SPEED     TIME/DATE       LAT/LON

...CENTRAL OREGON COAST...
SEA LION CAVES               89 MPH    0145 PM 12/11   44.29N/124.11W
NEWPORT SOUTH JETTY (10 FT)  79 MPH    0300 PM 12/11   44.61N/124.07W
1 NW YACHATS (32 FT)         75 MPH    0204 PM 12/11   44.32N/124.11W
1 N LINCOLN BEACH (49 FT)    73 MPH    0412 PM 12/11   44.86N/124.04W
NEWPORT (120 FT)             72 MPH    0145 PM 12/11   44.62N/124.06W
1 WSW SOUTH BEACH (29 FT)    64 MPH    0200 PM 12/11   44.61N/124.07W
YACHATS (32 FT)              61 MPH    0149 PM 12/11   44.31N/124.11W
NEWPORT MUNI AIRPORT         60 MPH    0155 PM 12/11   44.58N/124.05W
NEWPORT (127 FT)             58 MPH    0224 PM 12/11   44.64N/124.06W
DUNES (120 FT)               56 MPH    0104 PM 12/11   43.96N/124.12W

...OREGON COAST RANGE...
MT HEBO (3160 FT)            90 MPH    0200 PM 12/11   45.21N/123.75W
MARYS PEAK (4137 FT)         88 MPH    1245 PM 12/11   44.50N/123.55W
ROCKHOUSE 1 (1797 FT)        63 MPH    0212 PM 12/11   44.92N/123.47W
SOUTH FORK                   50 MPH    0412 PM 12/11   45.60N/123.48W
CANNIBAL MOUNTAIN (1939 FT)  44 MPH    0203 PM 12/11   44.35N/123.89W

...NORTH OREGON COAST...
GARIBALDI                    64 MPH    0242 PM 12/11   45.55N/123.92W
PACIFIC CITY (27 FT)         58 MPH    0348 PM 12/11   45.20N/123.97W
ASTORIA AIRPORT (9 FT)       56 MPH    0535 PM 12/11   46.16N/123.88W
TILLAMOOK AIRPORT (36 FT)    54 MPH    0235 PM 12/11   45.42N/123.82W
CANNON BEACH (22 FT)         54 MPH    0454 PM 12/11   45.89N/123.96W
TILLAMOOK (62 FT)            51 MPH    0235 PM 12/11   45.46N/123.83W

...SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST AND WILLAPA HILLS...
3 NNE NASELLE (2008 FT)      77 MPH    0510 PM 12/11   46.42N/123.80W
1 NW MEGLER (1189 FT)        69 MPH    0450 PM 12/11   46.27N/123.88W
CAPE DISAPPOINTMENT          63 MPH    0530 PM 12/11   46.27N/124.08W
TOKELAND                     62 MPH    0542 PM 12/11   46.71N/123.97W
OCEAN PARK (11 FT)           55 MPH    0430 PM 12/11   46.50N/144.05W
ABERNATHY MTN (2000 FT)      53 MPH    0401 PM 12/11   46.35N/123.10W

...SOUTH WILLAMETTE VALLEY...
EUGENE-MAHLON SWEET FIELD    54 MPH    0257 PM 12/11   44.13N/123.22W
CORVALLIS MUNICIPAL AIRPORT  48 MPH    0135 PM 12/11   44.50N/123.29W
7 ESE CROW (810 FT)          47 MPH    0148 PM 12/11   43.94N/123.22W
3 SSW STAYTON (544 FT)       45 MPH    0120 PM 12/11   44.75N/122.81W

...CENTRAL WILLAMETTE VALLEY...
NEWBERG HILLS (1348 FT)      71 MPH    0328 PM 12/11   45.36N/123.01W
AURORA AIRPORT               62 MPH    0406 PM 12/11   45.25N/122.77W
MCMINNVILLE AIRPORT          61 MPH    0250 PM 12/11   45.19N/123.13W
SALEM AP (MCNARY FIELD)      53 MPH    0225 PM 12/11   44.91N/123.00W
SCOTTS MILLS (518 FT)        46 MPH    0217 PM 12/11   45.04N/122.66W
MARION (308 FT)              46 MPH    0128 PM 12/11   44.75N/122.93W

...NORTH WILLAMETTE VALLEY AND GREATER PORTLAND METRO...
PORTLAND AIRPORT (30 FT)     67 MPH    0523 PM 12/11   45.59N/122.60W
PORTLAND GLEN JACKSON BRIDGE 60 MPH    0511 PM 12/11   45.57N/122.55W
1 NW FOREST GROVE (200 FT)   58 MPH    0300 PM 12/11   45.54N/123.13W
2 S RALEIGH HILLS (236 FT)   55 MPH    0251 PM 12/11   45.46N/122.76W
1 ESE MT TABOR               55 MPH    0523 PM 12/11   45.50N/122.57W
TROUTDALE AIRPORT            55 MPH    0616 PM 12/11   45.55N/122.40W
SCAPPOOSE AIRPORT            54 MPH    0355 PM 12/11   45.77N/122.86W
2 ENE HAPPY VALLEY (610 FT)  53 MPH    0355 PM 12/11   45.46N/122.50W
HILLSBORO AIRPORT            52 MPH    0329 PM 12/11   45.54N/122.95W
OREGON CITY                  51 MPH    0545 PM 12/11   45.33N/122.61W

...SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON INTERIOR AND THE VANCOUVER METRO...
PEARSON FIELD AIRPORT        60 MPH    0401 PM 12/11   45.62N/122.66W
1 WNW ORCHARDS               58 MPH    0500 PM 12/11   45.67N/122.57W
VANCOUVER/CASCADE PARK       57 MPH    0645 PM 12/11   45.61N/122.54W
2 SW RIDGEFIELD (25 FT)      55 MPH    0400 PM 12/11   45.79N/122.78W
BATTLE GROUND                53 MPH    0428 PM 12/11   45.79N/122.54W
KELSO-LONGVIEW AIRPORT       49 MPH    0435 PM 12/11   46.12N/122.89W
RAINIER                      47 MPH    0512 PM 12/11   46.11N/122.95W

...CASCADES AND FOOTHILLS IN LANE COUNTY...
BRUSH CREEK (2130 FT)        48 MPH    0414 PM 12/11   44.28N/122.85W
SUGARLOAF (4328 FT)          46 MPH    0306 PM 12/11   43.67N/122.65W
2 WNW DISSTON (3064 FT)      41 MPH    0913 AM 12/11   43.73N/122.81W

...NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES AND FOOTHILLS...
2 SSW MOUNT HOOD (7001 FT)   60 MPH    0700 PM 12/11   45.35N/121.71W
WANDERERS PEAK (4350 FT)     50 MPH    0607 PM 12/11   45.11N/122.20W
4 SSW ESTACADA (1079 FT)     48 MPH    0143 PM 12/11   45.23N/122.35W

...HOOD RIVER VALLEY...
DEE FLAT AG STATION          39 MPH    0800 PM 12/11   45.59N/121.64W
MIDDLE MTN                   35 MPH    0814 PM 12/11   45.58N/121.60W
PARKDALE                     30 MPH    0715 PM 12/11   45.54N/121.62W

...SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES AND FOOTHILLS...
6 NW NORTH BONNEVILLE        67 MPH    0700 PM 12/11   45.72N/122.04W
YALE                         47 MPH    0626 PM 12/11   46.00N/122.40W
CANYON CREEK (2500 FT)       40 MPH    0852 AM 12/11   45.92N/122.30W


OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES WITH VARYING
EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURE. NOT ALL DATA LISTED ARE CONSIDERED OFFICIAL.

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NWS PORTLAND OR



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