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  • Wind Advisory for Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County County, Oregon
  • Wind Advisory issued January 17 at 3:24AM PST until January 18 at 4:00AM PST by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 1 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 4 a.m.
  • ...Strong, damaging winds possible Wednesday afternoon and
    Wednesday night...
    .A strong front is expected to bring strong, damaging winds to
    the Shasta Valley as well as portions of the east side Wednesday
    afternoon. Strong winds are expected to continue into Wednesday
    night before subsiding Thursday morning.
    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
    4 AM PST THURSDAY...
    ...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON
    TO 4 AM PST THURSDAY...
    * Winds...South 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 60 mph possible.
    * Timing...South winds will increase Wednesday afternoon and
    continue through Wednesday night.
    * Locations include...Highway 395 from Lakeview north to the
    highway 31 interchange, most of highway 31 including Paisley,
    Summer Lake, and Silver Lake, and the higher terrain around
    the Klamath and Lake county line. Highway 140 east of Lakeview
    will also be affected especially near Doherty Slide in eastern
    Lake County.
    * Impacts...Driving may become difficult on area roadways,
    especially for high profile vehicles. In populated areas,
    unsecured items may be blown about.
    * View the hazard area in detail at
    https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD
    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. Travel will be
    impacted, especially for high profile vehicles.
    A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected with
    higher gusts possible. Winds this strong can make driving
    difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra
    caution.
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