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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
1047 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS OVER PORTIONS OF THE INTERIOR NORTHWEST
THIS WEEKEND...

.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO WESTERN WASHINGTON
SATURDAY THEN SWING NORTHEAST INTO BRITISH COLUMBIA SATURDAY
NIGHT. THIS SYSTEM WILL CAUSE VERY WINDY CONDITIONS OVER PORTIONS
OF THE INTERIOR NORTHWEST. THESE CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR IN CENTRAL
OREGON AND THE GRANDE RONDE VALLEY AHEAD OF THE ASSOCIATED COLD
FRONT...AND ACROSS THE COLUMBIA BASIN AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE.

ORZ044-507-508-WAZ028-029-251400-
/O.CON.KPDT.WI.Y.0028.141026T0000Z-141026T2200Z/
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOARDMAN...HERMISTON...IONE...
PENDLETON...PILOT ROCK...HEPPNER...CONDON...FOSSIL...CONNELL...
PROSSER...TRI-CITIES...DAYTON...WAITSBURG...WALLA WALLA
1047 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SATURDAY TO 3 PM PDT
SUNDAY...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SATURDAY TO 3 PM PDT
SUNDAY.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE RAPIDLY WITH FRONTAL PASSAGE
  SATURDAY EVENING...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE BLUE MOUNTAIN
  FOOTHILLS. MORE PERSISTENT STRONG WINDS WILL OCCUR FROM LATE
  SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH AT LEAST SUNDAY MORNING.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST TO WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 45 TO 50
  MPH.

* IMPACTS: DRIVING WILL BECOME DIFFICULT ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES ON AREA ROADWAYS. IN ADDITION THESE WINDS
  MAY CAUSE LOOSE OBJECTS TO BE PICKED UP AND BLOWN SOME
  DISTANCE. MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE MAY ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE FORECAST
BETWEEN 30 AND 39 MPH OR GUSTS RANGING FROM 45 TO 57 MPH. WINDS
OF THESE MAGNITUDES CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE MAY ALSO OCCUR. FOR
ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION...CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PENDLETON.

&&

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