Foothills of the Blue Mountains of Washington

 Wind Advisory  Statement as of 5:17 am PDT on October 25, 2014


... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to
3 PM PDT Sunday...

A Wind Advisory remains in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to
3 PM PDT Sunday.

* Timing: winds will increase rapidly with frontal passage this
evening... especially along the Blue Mountain foothills. More
persistent strong winds will occur from late tonight through at
least Sunday morning.

* Winds: southwest to west 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 45 to 50
mph.

* Impacts: driving will become difficult especially for high
profile vehicles on area roadways. In addition these winds
may cause loose objects to be picked up and blown some
distance. Minor property damage may also be possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast
between 30 and 39 mph or gusts ranging from 45 to 57 mph. Winds
of these magnitudes can make driving difficult... especially for
high profile vehicles. Minor property damage may also occur. For
additional weather information... check our web site at
www.Weather.Gov/Pendleton.






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