Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Spokane WA
754 PM PST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STRONG WINDS THURSDAY AFTERNOON EASTERN COLUMBIA BASIN...

.A cold front pressing through the region Thursday afternoon will
lead to strong winds with gusts of 45 to 55 mph. Winds will
increase by midday in the Columbia Basin and expand into the
Palouse and Coeur D Alene areas during the afternoon. Saturated
soils will play a role and may result in more tree damage when
compared to similar wind events of this nature.

IDZ002-003-WAZ033-035-036-231500-
/O.CON.KOTX.WI.Y.0009.171123T1900Z-171124T0100Z/
Coeur d`Alene Area-Idaho Palouse-Washington Palouse-
Upper Columbia Basin-Spokane Area-
754 PM PST Wed Nov 22 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 5 PM PST
THURSDAY...

* Winds...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts 40 to 50 mph. Local
  gusts to 55 mph possible.

* Timing...Winds will increase late Thursday morning, peak
  between noon and 4PM, then decrease Thursday evening.

* Impacts...Localized power outages are possible due to downed
  trees and tree limbs. Light weight objects may become
  airborne. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...
  especially for high profile vehicles.

* Locations...Moscow, Plummer, Potlatch, Genesee, Coeur d`Alene,
  Post Falls, Hayden, Worley, Pullman, Colfax, Rosalia, La
  Crosse, Oakesdale, Tekoa, Uniontown, Ritzville, Odessa,
  Spokane, Cheney, Davenport, and Rockford.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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