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High Wind Watch

Statement as of 2:24 PM PDT on October 17, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on October 19, 2017


... High wind watch in effect from Wednesday afternoon through
Wednesday evening 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
Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday evening.

* Beaches and headlands... south-southwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts
60 to 65 mph.

* Coastal communities... southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts 50 to 55
mph.

* Timing of strongest winds... 3 PM to 8 PM Wednesday.

* Impacts... damaging winds could result in downed limbs and power
lines. Isolated power outages are possible. Travel will be made
more difficult... especially for higher profile vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.




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