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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
546 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

CAZ015-016-068-069-250100-
NORTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY-CENTRAL SACRAMENTO VALLEY-
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
546 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...STRONG WINDS IN THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY AND OVER THE HIGHER
SIERRA ON SATURDAY WITH LIGHT SNOWFALL AT PASS LEVELS...

AN EARLY SEASON PACIFIC FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL BE MOVING INTO
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. ALTHOUGH THIS
SYSTEM IS NOT EXPECTED TO PRODUCE SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
PRECIPITATION...IT WILL PRODUCE A PERIOD OF FAIRLY STRONG WINDS
FROM MID DAY SATURDAY THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY EVENING. IN THE
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL SACRAMENTO VALLEY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH
GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ARE FORECAST. OVER THE HIGHER SIERRA...SOME
AREAS COULD SEE WINDS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 60
MPH SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT.

AS THE MAIN FRONTAL SYSTEM PASSES SATURDAY NIGHT...SNOW LEVELS
WILL BE DROPPING AND COULD GET DOWN TO THE MAJOR PASS LEVELS BY
SUNDAY MORNING. AS A RESULT...THE MAJOR SIERRA PASSES COULD SEE AN
INCH OR TWO OF SNOWFALL AROUND THE 6500 TO 7000 FOOT SNOW LEVEL.
EVEN THIS LIGHT AMOUNT OF SNOWFALL COULD CAUSE TRAVEL ISSUES IF
NOT PREPARED. IF TRAVELING THROUGH THE SIERRA LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
OR SUNDAY MORNING...CARRY TIRE CHAINS AND BE PREPARED FOR TRAVEL
DELAYS.

$$
SMITH

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
453 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

CORRECTION TIMING OF WINDY CONDITIONS

ORZ041-044-049-050-502-503-505>511-WAZ024-026>030-520-521-242300-
EAST COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE OF OREGON-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-GRANDE RONDE VALLEY-WALLOWA COUNTY-
NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-JOHN DAY BASIN-OCHOCO-
JOHN DAY HIGHLANDS-
FOOTHILLS OF THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
EAST SLOPES OF THE OREGON CASCADES-NORTH CENTRAL OREGON-
CENTRAL OREGON-EASTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE OF WASHINGTON-
KITTITAS VALLEY-YAKIMA VALLEY-LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
NORTHWEST BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
EAST SLOPES OF THE WASHINGTON CASCADES-SIMCOE HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARLINGTON...THE DALLES...BOARDMAN...
HERMISTON...IONE...COVE...ELGIN...LA GRANDE...UNION...
ENTERPRISE...JOSEPH...WALLOWA...MEACHAM...TOLLGATE...LONG CREEK...
NORTH POWDER...UKIAH...DAYVILLE...JOHN DAY...MITCHELL...
MONUMENT...SPRAY...BROTHERS...PAULINA...PRAIRIE CITY...SENECA...
ATHENA...PENDLETON...PILOT ROCK...HEPPNER...CONDON...FOSSIL...
CAMP SHERMAN...LA PINE...SISTERS...SUNRIVER...DUFUR...MAUPIN...
MORO...BEND...MADRAS...PRINEVILLE...REDMOND...WHITE SALMON...
ELLENSBURG...THORP...NACHES...SUNNYSIDE...TOPPENISH...YAKIMA...
CONNELL...PROSSER...TRI-CITIES...DAYTON...WAITSBURG...
WALLA WALLA...SKI BLUEWOOD RESORT...APPLETON...CLE ELUM...
CLIFFDELL...BICKLETON...GOLDENDALE
453 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED FOR SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

A DEEP LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
COAST AND IT WILL MOVE INLAND ON SATURDAY. TIGHTENING PRESSURE
GRADIENTS AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT WITH THIS SYSTEM WILL CAUSE WINDY
CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP OVER MUCH OF THE FORECAST AREA ON SATURDAY.
THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE OVER CENTRAL OREGON...NORTH CENTRAL
OREGON AS WELL AS THE LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN AND THE BLUE MOUNTAIN
FOOTHILLS. WHILE IT IS UNCERTAIN AT THIS TIME IF WIND SPEEDS WILL
REACH ADVISORY CRITERIA...STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT
ACROSS THE AREA. IT IS ADVISED NOT TO TRAVEL ON SATURDAY...BUT IF
YOU MUST PLEASE USE CAUTION DUE TO STRONG WINDS MAKING DRIVING
DIFFICULT.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
403 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

WAZ001-503-504-506-507-509>517-555-556-558-559-567>569-241915-
SAN JUAN COUNTY-WESTERN WHATCOM COUNTY-SOUTHWEST INTERIOR-
WESTERN SKAGIT COUNTY-EVERETT AND VICINITY-TACOMA AREA-
ADMIRALTY INLET AREA-HOOD CANAL AREA-LOWER CHEHALIS VALLEY AREA-
OLYMPICS-EASTERN STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
WESTERN STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-NORTH COAST-CENTRAL COAST-
EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-BELLEVUE AND VICINITY-
SEATTLE AND VICINITY-BREMERTON AND VICINITY-
WEST SLOPES NORTH CASCADES AND PASSES-
WEST SLOPES NORTH CENTRAL CASCADES AND PASSES-
WEST SLOPES SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADES AND PASSES-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...FRIDAY HARBOR
403 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...LOCALLY WINDY CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT AND OVER THE
WEEKNED...

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP OFF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA FRIDAY
NIGHT. THE LOW CENTER WILL MOVE INLAND ACROSS WESTERN WASHINGTON
SATURDAY EVENING. INCREASING EASTERLY FLOW MAY GIVE WINDY CONDITIONS
NEAR THE CASCADE FOOTHILLS FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.
WINDY WEATHER IS ALSO POSSIBLE OVER WESTERN WASHINGTON SATURDAY
EVENING AS THE LOW MOVES ASHORE. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS FRIDAY
AND SATURDAY AS THIS LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM NEARS WESTERN WASHINGTON.

$$

MERCER

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
528 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

FLZ073>075-173-174-241600-
INLAND MIAMI DADE-METRO MIAMI DADE-MAINLAND MONROE-
COASTAL MIAMI DADE-FAR SOUTH MIAMI DADE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOMESTEAD...FLORIDA CITY...REDLAND...
MICCOSUKEE RESORT...KENDALE LAKES...WEST KENDALL...COUNTRY WALK...
SHARK VALLEY...MIAMI...MIAMI GARDENS...MIAMI LAKES...HIALEAH...
DORAL...SOUTH MIAMI...KENDALL...CUTLER RIDGE...FLAMINGO...
AVENTURA...MIAMI BEACH...MIAMI SHORES...DOWNTOWN MIAMI...
CUTLER BAY...HOMESTEAD BAYFRONT PARK...EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK
528 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR MIAMI-DADE
COUNTY FOR HEAVY RAIN AND GUSTY WIND...

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM, DEVELOPING OVER THE FLORIDA STRAITS, MAY
BRING WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 35 MILES PER HOUR AND HEAVY RAIN AT
TIMES, THROUGH AT LEAST EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. TOTAL RAINFALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES, WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS, ARE
POSSIBLE TODAY.

WHILE CURRENTLY NOT EXPECTING ANY WIDESPREAD FLOODING, LOCALIZED
STREET FLOODING MAY BE POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY IN LOW LYING AREAS,
AND AREAS WITH POOR DRAINAGE.

LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN EXITING THE REGION EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON. GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING, AND THEN
BEGIN TO GRADUALLY DIMINISH AS LOW PRESSURE MOVES OFF TO TO THE
NORTHEAST.

LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR LOCAL MEDIA FOR THE LATER
UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

$$
SI

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
246 AM MDT FRI OCT 24 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-242200-
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LOGAN...SMITHFIELD...BRIGHAM CITY...
OGDEN...BOUNTIFUL...SALT LAKE CITY...TOOELE...LEHI...PROVO...
NEPHI...WENDOVER...SNOWVILLE...HUNTSVILLE...PARK CITY...
HEBER CITY...WOODRUFF...RANDOLPH...ALTA...BRIGHTON...
MIRROR LAKE HIGHWAY...SCOFIELD...DUCHESNE...ROOSEVELT...PRICE...
CASTLE DALE...EMERY...GREEN RIVER...HANKSVILLE...MANTI...
RICHFIELD...DELTA...FILLMORE...BEAVER...CEDAR CITY...MILFORD...
ST GEORGE...KANAB...ESCALANTE...BULLFROG...COVE FORT...
KOOSHAREM...FISH LAKE...LOA...PANGUITCH...BRYCE CANYON...EVANSTON
246 AM MDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...BECOMING MUCH COLDER...

A LATE FALL STORM SYSTEM WILL CROSS THE REGION SUNDAY. TODAY AND
TOMORROW WILL BE QUITE WARM WITH NEAR RECORD TEMPERATURES. SOUTH
WINDS BECOME QUITE GUSTY ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE WESTERN VALLEYS AND
IN THE MOUNTAINS.

A COLD FRONT SUNDAY WILL BRING MUCH COOLER TEMPERATURES TO THE
REGION. SHOWERS ARE FORECAST ACROSS NORTHERN UTAH AND SOUTHWEST
WYOMING WITH A SNOW LEVEL DROPPING TO ABOUT 7500 FEET LATE SUNDAY.
ACCUMULATIONS WILL GENERALLY BE LIGHT.

IT WILL BECOME MUCH COLDER STARTING SUNDAY NIGHT WITH LOWS IN THE
20S AND 30S OUTSIDE OF DIXIE. A HARD FREEZE IS EXPECTED ACROSS
MOST VALLEYS EARLY NEXT WEEK.

WINDS BEHIND THE COLD FRONT WILL BECOME QUITE BREEZY ACROSS
PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN UTAH ESPECIALLY NEAR
CANYONS BY MONDAY MORNING.

$$

ROGOWSKI

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
300 PM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

ORZ001>008-010>016-WAZ019>022-039-040-045-046-242300-
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
300 PM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...POTENTIAL FOR STRONG WIND 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 COAST FRIDAY NIGHT...AND THEN MOVE INLAND
SATURDAY. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR HIGH WIND ALONG THE COAST AND
WINDY CONDITIONS IN THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY AND SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON
INTERIOR LOWLANDS. THERE IS STILL PLENTY OF UNCERTAINTY REGARDING
THE STRENGTH AND TIMING OF THIS SYSTEM. SHOULD HIGH WINDS
OCCUR...DOWNED TREES AND POWER OUTAGES WOULD BE POSSIBLE. AT THIS
TIME IT LOOKS LIKE THE STRONGEST WIND WOULD OCCUR LATE SATURDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH THE EVENING.

VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PORTLAND FOR UPDATES.

$$

WEISHAAR

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