Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County

 Wind Advisory, High Wind Warning  Statement as of 12:39 am PST on December 21, 2014


... Wind Advisory now in effect until 10 PM PST this evening...
... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 10 PM PST this
evening...

The Wind Advisory is now in effect until 10 PM PST this evening.
A High Wind Warning remains in effect until 10 PM PST this
evening.

* Winds: south to southwest 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph
in the advisory area and 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 70 mph
in the warning area. Strongest winds are expected near Summer
Lake and in the mountains.

* Timing: winds will peak this morning through this afternoon then
diminish Sunday evening.

* Locations in the warning area include: along Oregon Highway 31
from Paisley to Summer Lake... along California Highway 299 near
Cedar Pass... and in the mountains in eastern Klamath... lake
and eastern Modoc counties.

* Locations in the advisory area include: US Highway 395 between
Valley Falls and Alkali Lake... portions of Oregon Highway 31 in
Lake County... portions of Oregon Highway 140 east of
Lakeview... and higher terrain in eastern Klamath... lake and
eastern Modoc counties.

* Impacts: high winds will make travel difficult on area
roadways. High profile vehicles will be most impacted. East
to west oriented roads will experience the worst cross
winds. Highway 31 between Paisley and Summer Lake may be
severely impacted. Residents in the area should secure loose
items and use caution when venturing outdoors.

* View the hazard area in detail at http://go.USA.Gov/zyv5

Precautionary/preparedness actions..

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage. Travel will be
impacted... especially for high profile vehicles.

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected with
higher gusts possible. Winds this strong can make driving
difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra
caution.



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