Central and Eastern Lake County

 High Wind Watch  Statement as of 8:51 am PDT on August 28, 2015


... High wind watch remains in effect from late tonight through
Saturday morning...

A high wind watch remains in effect from late tonight through
Saturday morning.

* Winds: southwest between 35 and 45 mph with gusts between 60
and 70 mph.

* Timing: winds will increase tonight... peak late tonight into early
Saturday morning.

* Locations include: Highway 31 around Summer Lake... .and higher
terrain of the Fremont... Warner... and Hart ranges.

* Impacts: strong cross winds may result in hazardous travel for
high profile vehicles along Highway 31. Outdoor recreation
could become hazardous due to the potential of falling trees and
blowing debris.


* View the hazard area in detail at
http://weather.Gov/Medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions... a high wind watch means
there is the potential for hazardous high winds. Gusts of 58 mph
or stronger may occur.






 Special Statement  Statement as of 8:49 PM PDT on August 27, 2015


... Cooler and windy conditions beginning Friday...

The recent warm weather will come to an end on Friday. A series
of incoming fronts will bring windy conditions Friday into
Saturday. Southwest winds will increase to 15 to 25 mph with gusts
of 35 to 50 mph in exposed locations. Areas of light
precipitation will develop late Friday night into Saturday
morning... but amounts will generally be less than 0.10 inches
except along and near the Cascades... where amounts near a quarter
of an inch are expected. High temperatures will fall to below
normal values... with highs in the 65 to 75 degree range for most
valley locations. Lows will be in the 30s and 40s.

In addition... gusty winds are expected Friday night into
Saturday... with the strongest winds over the higher terrain. Since
trees are full of leaves, downed branches are possible that could
fall on power lines.

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849 PM PDT Thu Aug 27 2015

... Cooler and windy conditions beginning Friday...

The recent warm weather will come to an end on Friday. A series
of incoming fronts will bring windy conditions Friday into
Saturday. Southwest winds will increase to 15 to 25 mph with gusts
of 35 to 50 mph in exposed locations. Areas of light
precipitation will develop late Friday night into Saturday
morning... but amounts will generally be less than 0.10 inches
except along and near the Cascades... where amounts near a quarter
of an inch are expected. High temperatures will fall to below
normal values... with highs in the 65 to 75 degree range for most
valley locations. Lows will be in the 30s and 40s.

In addition... gusty winds are expected Friday night into
Saturday... with the strongest winds over the higher terrain. Since
trees are full of leaves, downed branches are possible that could
fall on power lines.

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