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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
225 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA WITH TIGHTENING
PRESSURE GRADIENTS ACROSS THE INTERIOR PACIFIC NORTHWEST.
SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE THROUGH THE
EVENING. THESE WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT...BEFORE DIMINISHING
THROUGH THE DAY ON SUNDAY. ISOLATED STRONG GUSTS OVER 60 MPH CAN
BE EXPECTED ALONG THE SIMCOE HIGHLANDS...CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRAL
OREGON...AND THE FOOTHILLS OF THE SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS.

ORZ044-WAZ028-210700-
/O.CON.KPDT.WI.Y.0036.000000T0000Z-141221T2000Z/
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOARDMAN...HERMISTON...IONE...CONNELL...
PROSSER...TRI-CITIES
225 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST SUNDAY...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST SUNDAY.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS
  EXPECTED OVERNIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL DECREASE SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS: SUDDEN WIND GUSTS WILL MAKE TRAVELING DIFFICULT...
  ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. LOOSE OBJECTS...
  INCLUDING HOLIDAY DECORATIONS...MAY SUDDENLY BECOME AIRBORNE.

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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