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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
744 PM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS OVER PORTIONS OF THE INTERIOR NORTHWEST
TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...

.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM HAS MOVED INTO WESTERN WASHINGTON AND
WILL SWING NORTHEAST INTO BRITISH COLUMBIA TONIGHT. THIS SYSTEM
WILL CAUSE VERY WINDY CONDITIONS OVER PORTIONS OF THE INTERIOR
NORTHWEST. THESE CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR IN CENTRAL AND NORTH
CENTRAL OREGON...THE SIMCOE HIGHLANDS THE WALLOWA VALLEY AND ACROSS
THE COLUMBIA BASIN AND THE BLUE MOUNTAIN FOOTHILLS TONIGHT AND
SUNDAY.

ORZ044-507-508-WAZ028-029-261045-
/O.CON.KPDT.WI.Y.0028.000000T0000Z-141026T2200Z/
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOARDMAN...HERMISTON...IONE...
PENDLETON...PILOT ROCK...HEPPNER...CONDON...FOSSIL...CONNELL...
PROSSER...TRI-CITIES...DAYTON...WAITSBURG...WALLA WALLA
744 PM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT SUNDAY...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT SUNDAY.

* TIMING: WINDS HAVE INCREASED RAPIDLY WITH A FRONTAL PASSAGE THIS
  EVENING...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE BLUE MOUNTAIN FOOTHILLS.
  PERSISTENT STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE 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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