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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
528 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

ORZ001>008-010>016-WAZ019>022-039-040-045-046-232300-
NORTH OREGON COAST-CENTRAL OREGON COAST-
COAST RANGE OF NORTHWEST OREGON-
CENTRAL COAST RANGE OF WESTERN OREGON-LOWER COLUMBIA-
GREATER PORTLAND METRO AREA-CENTRAL WILLAMETTE VALLEY-
SOUTH WILLAMETTE VALLEY-NORTHERN OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES-CASCADE FOOTHILLS IN LANE COUNTY-
CASCADES IN LANE COUNTY-UPPER HOOD RIVER VALLEY-
WESTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-CENTRAL COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-
SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES-WILLAPA HILLS-SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST-I-
5 CORRIDOR IN COWLITZ COUNTY-GREATER VANCOUVER AREA-
SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASTORIA...CANNON BEACH...TILLAMOOK...
LINCOLN CITY...NEWPORT...YACHATS...FLORENCE...VERNONIA...JEWELL...
SUNSET SUMMIT...LEES CAMP...TRASK...GRANDE RONDE...BURNT WOODS...
TIDEWATER...SWISSHOME...VENETA...ST. HELENS...CLATSKANIE...
HILLSBORO...PORTLAND...OREGON CITY...GRESHAM...SALEM...
MCMINNVILLE...WILSONVILLE...STAYTON...DALLAS...EUGENE...
SPRINGFIELD...CORVALLIS...ALBANY...SANDY...ESTACADA...
SILVER FALLS STATE PARK...SWEET HOME...GOVERNMENT CAMP...
DETROIT...SANTIAM PASS...VIDA...JASPER...LOWELL...COTTAGE GROVE...
MCKENZIE PASS...MCKENZIE BRIDGE...OAKRIDGE...WILLAMETTE PASS...
PARKDALE...ODELL...CORBETT...ROOSTER ROCK...MULTNOMAH FALLS...
CASCADE LOCKS...HOOD RIVER...COLDWATER RIDGE VISITORS CENTER...
MOUNT ST. HELENS...WIND RIVER VALLEY...WILLAPA...FRANCES...
ELK MOUNTAIN...RYDERWOOD...RAYMOND...LONG BEACH...OCEAN PARK...
NASELLE...CATHLAMET...LONGVIEW...KELSO...CASTLE ROCK...
VANCOUVER...BATTLE GROUND...WASHOUGAL...TOUTLE...ARIEL...
LAKE MERWIN...YALE LAKE...COUGAR...CARSON...STEVENSON...UNDERWOOD
528 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...POTENTIAL FOR STRONG WINDS THIS WEEKEND FOR SOUTHWEST
WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON...

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP WELL OFF THE
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST FRIDAY AND MOVE NORTHEAST TOWARD THE
OREGON AND WASHINGTON COASTS AND THEN INLAND ON
SATURDAY...POTENTIALLY BRINGING HIGH WINDS TO THE COAST AND EVEN
THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY. IF HIGH WINDS DO OCCUR...THEY WOULD KNOCK
DOWN TREES AND CAUSE POWER OUTAGES AS WELL AS MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...PARTICULARLY IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND ON BRIDGES
AND OVERPASSES. AT THIS TIME IT LOOKS LIKE THE HIGHEST WINDS WOULD
OCCUR LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PORTLAND FOR UPDATES.

$$

BOWEN




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