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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
319 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

...VERY WINDY IN THE EASTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE THIS AFTERNOON
AND EARLY THIS EVENING...

.INCREASING WESTERLY ONSHORE SURFACE FLOW WILL KEEP CONDITIONS
IN THE EASTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE BREEZY TO WINDY THIS MORNING.
CONDITIONS WILL BECOME VERY WINDY AND GUSTY BY EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON AND REMAIN VERY WINDY AND GUSTY INTO THIS EVENING.

ORZ041-WAZ024-261830-
/O.CON.KPDT.WI.Y.0020.160526T1800Z-160527T0300Z/
EAST COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE OF OREGON-
EASTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE OF WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARLINGTON...THE DALLES...WHITE SALMON
319 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...BREEZY WINDS WILL INCREASE AND BECOME VERY WINDY BY
  LATE MORNING AND CONTINUE VERY WINDY THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND
  EARLY IN THE EVENING. THE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE AFTER
  SUNSET THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS....MOTORISTS WILL EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTY WHILE DRIVING
  ON AREA ROADWAYS...ESPECIALLY THOSE DRIVING HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 84 AND THE HIGHWAY BRIDGES
  CROSSING THE COLUMBIA RIVER. ALSO LOOSE OBJECTS MAY BECOME
  AIRBORNE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 30 TO 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED.
WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION AND BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN
WIND GUSTS.

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