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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
1015 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 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-WAZ028-211500-
/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
1015 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 OVERNIGHT WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS
  EXPECTED 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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