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High Wind Watch
Issued: 9:04 PM PDT Oct. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch in effect from Wednesday afternoon through
late Wednesday night for elevations above 2000 feet...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a high wind
watch, which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through late
Wednesday night.

* Winds... south 35 to 45 mph with gusts 60 to 65 mph.

* Timing of strongest winds... 5 PM to 10 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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