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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
200 PM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.AN UNUSUALLY STRONG LATE AUGUST STORM SYSTEM HAS MOVED NORTHWARD
ALONG THE COAST AND WAS PRODUCING STRONG WINDS NEAR THE COAST AND
OVER THE ADJACENT COASTAL MOUNTAINS...AND WINDY CONDITIONS IN THE
INLAND VALLEYS. THE WINDS WILL DECREASE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

ORZ005-006-WAZ022-039-292200-
/O.CON.KPQR.WI.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150829T2200Z/
LOWER COLUMBIA-GREATER PORTLAND METRO AREA-I-
5 CORRIDOR IN COWLITZ COUNTY-GREATER VANCOUVER AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ST. HELENS...HILLSBORO...PORTLAND...
OREGON CITY...GRESHAM...LONGVIEW...KELSO...VANCOUVER...
BATTLE GROUND...WASHOUGAL
200 PM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS 30 TO 40 MPH.

* TIMING: THROUGH 3 PM TODAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: HILLSBORO...PORTLAND...OREGON CITY...
  GRESHAM...ST. HELENS...VANCOUVER...BATTLE GROUND...
  WASHOUGAL...LONGVIEW...KELSO.

* IMPACTS: WITH A FULL SET OF LEAVES ON TREES...THESE WINDS
  COULD CAUSE TREE DAMAGE AND LOCAL POWER DISRUPTIONS. THESE
  WINDS COULD CAUSE PROBLEMS FOR OUTDOOR EVENTS...ESPECIALLY
  THOSE WITH TEMPORARY OUTDOOR FACILITIES SUCH AS TENTS AND
  CANOPIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN WINDS MAY CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY
DAMAGE WITHOUT EXTRA PRECAUTIONS. MOTORISTS IN HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES SHOULD USE CAUTION UNTIL THE WINDS SUBSIDE.

&&

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