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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
630 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...VERY WINDY TODAY IN SOUTHEAST OREGON AND SOUTHWEST IDAHO...

.STRONG WESTERLY WINDS ALOFT WILL MIX DOWN TO THE SURFACE TODAY
IN THE SOUTHERN PARTS OF HARNEY AND MALHEUR COUNTIES IN OREGON AND
IN OWYHEE AND TWIN FALLS COUNTIES IN IDAHO.

IDZ015-029-030-ORZ061-063-212230-
/O.CON.KBOI.WI.Y.0015.141221T1500Z-141222T0000Z/
SOUTHWEST HIGHLANDS-OWYHEE MOUNTAINS-SOUTHERN TWIN FALLS COUNTY-
HARNEY COUNTY-MALHEUR COUNTY-
630 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST /4 PM PST/ THIS
AFTERNOON...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST /4 PM PST/ THIS
AFTERNOON FOR THE SOUTHWEST IDAHO HIGHLANDS...OWYHEE MOUNTAINS...
SOUTHERN TWIN FALLS COUNTY...AND THE SOUTHERN PARTS OF HARNEY AND
MALHEUR COUNTIES IN OREGON.

* WINDS...WESTERLY 30 TO 40 MPH SUSTAINED...WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL HAZARD FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ESPECIALLY
  ON NORTH-SOUTH ROADS...INCLUDING U.S. 95 IN OREGON AND U.S. 93
  SOUTH OF TWIN FALLS/IDAHO...AS WELL AS IDAHO STATE HIGHWAY 51
  SOUTH OF MOUNTAIN HOME...AND OREGON STATE HIGHWAY 78 SOUTHEAST
  OF BURNS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 30 MPH...
OR GUSTS OF AT LEAST 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$



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