Astoria 911
DATE: February 14, 2017 1:28:21 PM PST
High Wind Warning

North Oregon Coast-
Including the cities of Astoria, Cannon Beach, Tillamook,
Netarts, and Pacific City
123 PM PST Tue Feb 14 2017

...HIGH WIND WATCH UPGRADED TO HIGH WIND WARNING...IN EFFECT FROM
9 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PST WEDNESDAY NEAR BEACHES AND
HEADLANDS...
...HIGH WIND WATCH UPGRADED TO HIGH WIND WARNING...IN EFFECT FROM
5 PM WEDNESDAY TO 6 AM PST THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a High Wind
Warning near beaches and headlands, which is in effect from 9 PM
this evening to 10 AM PST Wednesday. A High Wind Warning has also
been issued from 5 PM Wednesday to 6 AM PST Thursday.

* TIMING...There will be two peaks in the winds. One near
beaches and headlands later tonight and early Wednesday mainly
south of about Tillamook, and a second stronger peak in all
areas along the coast beginning late Wednesday afternoon
through Wednesday night.

* WINDS...Near beaches and headlands late this evening into
Wednesday morning 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 60 mph mainly
south of about Tillamook. Near beaches and headlands late
Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday night 35 to 45 mph with
gusts to 75 mph. Coastal communities Wednesday afternoon
through Wednesday night 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 65 mph.

* IMPACTS...Winds will be strong enough to affect travel as well
as cause tree or possibly property damage and cause power
disruptions, especially during the second peak of winds later
Wednesday and Wednesday night.

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.

For more information contact:
Jeff Rusiecki
Astoria Police Department 9-1-1
voice: (503) 338-6411
fax: (503) 325-4897
555 30th St
Astoria, OR 97103
jrusiecki@astoria.or.us

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