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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
344 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...STRONG WINDS RETURN TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...

.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL RAPIDLY STRENGTHEN WEST OF
THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST COAST TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY PRODUCING STRONG
AND GUSTY WINDS OVER MUCH OF THE FORECAST AREA. DUE TO THE
ORIENTATION AND TRACK OF THE STORM...THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE
EXPECTED ALONG THE COAST...IN THE SHASTA VALLEY...AND IN THE
ASHLAND TO MEDFORD PORTION OF THE ROGUE VALLEY.

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CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY-
344 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
9 AM PST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS CANCELLED THE WIND
ADVISORY.

* WINDS...SOUTH 45 TO 55 MPH WITH GUSTS 60 TO 80 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...FROM NORTH WEED TO SOUTH OF
  HILT...INTERSTATE 5 BETWEEN WEED AND GRENADA...AS WELL AS
  INTERSTATE 5 NORTH OF YREKA.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING...REACHING A PEAK
  OVERNIGHT INTO EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS MAY MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT ON AREA
  ROADWAYS...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. STRUCTURAL
  DAMAGE...TREE DAMAGE...AND POWER OUTAGES ARE ALL POSSIBLE.
  ADDITIONALLY...SOUTH OF WEED AIRPORT A WINTER STORM WARNING IS
  IN EFFECT FOR THE COMBINATION OF HEAVY SNOW AND HIGH WINDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE. TRAVEL WILL BE
IMPACTED... ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

&&

$$

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JACKSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MEDFORD AND ASHLAND
344 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM
PST SUNDAY...
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
7 AM PST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM PST
SUNDAY.

* WINDS IN THE WARNING AREA...SOUTHEAST 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS 55
  TO 65 MPH.

* WINDS IN THE ADVISORY AREA..SOUTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS 35
  TO 55 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING...REACHING A PEAK
  OVERNIGHT BEFORE DIMINISHING SUNDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE IN THE WARNING...MUCH OF ASHLAND...MUCH OF
  TALENT...INTERSTATE FIVE FROM ASHLAND TO TALENT, EAST MEDFORD,
  AND EASTERN PORTIONS OF WHITE CITY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE IN THE ADVISORY...MEDFORD...PHOENIX...AND MUCH
  OF INTERSTATE FIVE FROM PHOENIX TO GOLD HILL. PORTIONS OF
  HIGHWAYS 62 AND 140 WILL ALSO BE AFFECTED,

* IMPACTS...TREES COULD BE TOPPLED OR DAMAGED DUE TO THE STRONG
  WINDS AND WIND GUSTS. THIS COULD CAUSE POWER OUTAGES. STRONG
  WINDS AND WIND GUSTS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT ON AREA
  ROADWAYS...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. LOOSE AND
  UNSECURED OBJECTS MAY LOST OR DAMAGED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE. TRAVEL WILL BE
IMPACTED... ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH
HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA
CAUTION.

&&

$$

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SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-CURRY COUNTY COAST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BANDON, PORT ORFORD, AND GOLD BEACH
344 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 7 PM PST
SUNDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 40 TO 60 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 80 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE TONIGHT...REACHING PEAK
  SPEEDS JUST BEFORE SUNRISE. GUSTY WINDS WILL THEN CONTINUE
  THROUGH SUNDAY BEFORE DIMINISHING IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...MUCH OF THE SOUTHERN OREGON COAST BETWEEN
  BROOKINGS AND CAPE ARAGO...INCLUDING GOLD BEACH...PORT
  ORFORD... AND BANDON. STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED ALONG EXPOSED
  PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 101.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS MAY MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT ON AREA
  ROADWAYS...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. STRUCTURAL
  DAMAGE...TREE DAMAGE...AND POWER OUTAGES ARE ALL POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS
EXPECTED. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE. TRAVEL WILL BE
IMPACTED, ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

&&

$$

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CENTRAL DOUGLAS COUNTY-EASTERN CURRY COUNTY AND JOSEPHINE COUNTY-
EASTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
344 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM PST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM PST
SUNDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING...REACHING A PEAK
  OVERNIGHT BEFORE DIMINISHING THROUGH THE MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...HILLY AND MOUNTAINOUS AREAS BETWEEN THE
  COAST AND JACKSON COUNTY.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS MAY MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT ON AREA
  ROADWAYS...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. LOOSE AND
  UNSECURED OBJECTS MAY LOST OR DAMAGED. SOME MINOR TREE DAMAGE
  IS POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH
HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA
CAUTION.

&&

$$

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