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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
342 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.AN UNUSUALLY STRONG LATE AUGUST STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE NORTHWARD
ALONG THE COAST LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
PRODUCE STRONG WINDS NEAR THE COAST AND OVER THE ADJACENT COASTAL
MOUNTAINS...AND WINDY CONDITIONS IN THE INLAND VALLEYS.

ORZ007-008-291845-
/O.EXT.KPQR.WI.Y.0006.150829T1042Z-150829T1900Z/
CENTRAL WILLAMETTE VALLEY-SOUTH WILLAMETTE VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SALEM...MCMINNVILLE...EUGENE...
SPRINGFIELD...CORVALLIS...ALBANY
342 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PDT TODAY FOR THE
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WILLAMETTE VALLEY...

* WINDS: SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS 35 TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING: 6 AM TO NOON SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: EUGENE...SPRINGFIELD...CORVALLIS...
  ALBANY...SALEM...MCMINNVILLE.

* IMPACTS: WITH A FULL SET OF LEAVES ON TREES...THESE WINDS
  COULD CAUSE TREE DAMAGE AND LOCAL POWER DISRUPTIONS. THESE
  WINDS COULD CAUSE PROBLEMS FOR OUTDOOR EVENTS...ESPECIALLY
  THOSE WITH TEMPORARY OUTDOOR FACILITIES SUCH AS TENTS AND
  CANOPIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN WINDS MAY CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY
DAMAGE WITHOUT EXTRA PRECAUTIONS. MOTORISTS IN HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES SHOULD USE CAUTION UNTIL THE WINDS SUBSIDE.

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