OREGON COAST: HIGH WIND WARNING AND HEAVY RAINS

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE

NORTH OREGON COAST-CENTRAL OREGON COAST-SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASTORIA...CANNON BEACH...TILLAMOOK...

NETARTS...PACIFIC CITY...LINCOLN CITY...NEWPORT...

CAPE FOULWEATHER...YACHATS...FLORENCE...RAYMOND...LONG BEACH...

CAPE DISAPPOINTMENT

401 AM PST TUE FEB 18 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS

AFTERNOON FOR THE SOUTH WASHINGTON AND THE NORTH AND CENTRAL

OREGON COASTS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS

AFTERNOON.

  • WINDS: NEAR HEADLANDS AND BEACHES...SOUTH WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH

WITH GUSTS 65 TO TO 70 MPH. IN COASTAL COMMUNITIES...SOUTH WINDS

30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS 55 TO 60 MPH.

  • TIMING: AFTER DAY BREAK THIS MORNING THROUGH MUCH OF THIS

AFTERNOON. STRONGEST WINDS EXPECTED LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH

THE EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.

  • LOCATIONS INCLUDE: LINCOLN CITY...NEWPORT...CAPE

FOULWEATHER...YACHATS...FLORENCE...ASTORIA... CANNON BEACH...

TILLAMOOK...NETARTS...PACIFIC CITY... RAYMOND...LONG BEACH...

CAPE DISAPPOINTMENT.

  • IMPACTS: LOCALIZED POWER OUTAGES AND DOWNED TREES. TRAVEL

WILL BE DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

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.

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