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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
1030 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FOR GRANDE RONDE VALLEY...

.A TIGHT SURFACE PRESSURE AND TEMPERATURE GRADIENT WILL CONTINUE
TO CAUSE VERY WINDY CONDITIONS FOR THE GRANDE RONDE VALLEY THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING.

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GRANDE RONDE VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COVE...ELGIN...LA GRANDE
1030 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM PST WEDNESDAY...
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM WEDNESDAY TO 4 AM
PST THURSDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 35 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH ACROSS THE SOUTH
  END OF THE VALLEY. ELSEWHERE 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50
  MPH.

* TIMING...VERY STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE SOUTHERN PART
  OF THE GRANDE RONDE VALLEY...INCLUDING UNION...HOT LAKE AND THE
  LA GRANDE AIRPORT. VERY WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE
  ELSEWHERE THROUGH THE NIGHT. WINDS WILL DECREASE SOME WEDNESDAY
  MORNING...BUT WILL STILL REMAIN VERY WINDY TO LOCALLY STRONG.

* IMPACTS...THE STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE CROSS WINDS AND AREAS OF
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH VISIBILITY LESS THAN ONE QUARTER
  MILE AT TIMES. THIS WILL MAKE DRIVING VERY HAZARDOUS. ALSO THESE
  WINDS CAN CAUSE DAMAGE TO STRUCTURES AND MAKE LOOSE BECOME
  AIRBORNE.

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.

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

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