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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
312 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

ORZ001-002-WAZ021-200000-
/O.NEW.KPQR.HW.A.0002.180121T0600Z-180121T1800Z/
North Oregon Coast-Central Oregon Coast-South Washington Coast-
Including the cities of Cannon Beach, Netarts, Pacific City,
Lincoln City, Newport, Cape Foulweather, Yachats, Florence,
Long Beach, Ocean Park, and Cape Disappointment
312 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING NEAR BEACHES AND HEADLANDS...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a High Wind
Watch Near Beaches and Headlands, which is in effect from
Saturday evening through Sunday morning.

* WINDS...South 30 to 40 mph with gusts 55 to 65 mph.

* LOCATION...Beaches and headlands of the South Washington Coast,
  North Oregon Coast, and Central Coast of Oregon. Relatively
  lighter winds are expected for the coastal communities.

* TIMING...Strongest winds are expected early Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds may blow down trees, branches, and
  power lines. Isolated power outages are possible.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Watch means hazardous high wind conditions are
favorable in and close to the watch area in the next 12 to
48 hours.

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Weagle/TJ

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