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Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for South Washington Coast (WAZ021) Washington Issued by the National Weather Service

 

High Wind Warning High Wind Warning - South Washington Coast (Washington)


Updated:Fri 05-Feb-16 09:09am PST
Effective:Fri 05-Feb-16 09:09am PST
Expires:Fri 05-Feb-16 06:00pm PST
Severity:Severe
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: South Washington Coast
 
Instructions: 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.

Message summary: ...high wind warning remains in effect from noon today until 6 pm pst this evening for the south washington and north and central oregon coasts...
A high wind warning remains in effect from noon today until 6 pm pst this evening.
* winds: near beaches and headlands...south wind 30 to 40 mph with gusts 60 to 70 mph. Coastal communities...south wind 25 to 35 mph with gusts 45 to 60 mph.
* timing: winds will increase this afternoon then briefly peak during the late afternoon as the cold front moves onto the coast around 4 or 5 pm.
* locations include: astoria...tillamook...lincoln city...
Newport...florence...raymond...long beach...ocean park.
* impacts: winds may cause some travel difficulties on roads such as highway 101 along the coast...as well as for high profile vehicles such as trucks and vehicles pulling trailers. The winds may also cause local tree damage and local power disruptions.
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