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High Wind Watch, High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:13 AM PST Dec. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 10 PM PST this
evening...
... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 10 PM PST this evening...
... High wind watch in effect from Monday afternoon through
Tuesday evening...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a high wind
watch... which is in effect from Monday afternoon through Tuesday
evening.

* Winds... south 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 55 mph, except
locally higher in the mountains.

* Locations in the warning include... Highway 31 between Paisley
and Summer Lake, Highway 395 between Valley Falls and Abert
lake, Highway 299 at Cedar Pass, and the higher terrain of the
Fremont-Winema National Forest and the Hart and Warner ranges.

* Locations in the advisory include... Lakeview, Alturas, and
portions of highways 140, 395, 299, 139, and 31 in lake,
Klamath,and Modoc counties.

* Impacts... strong winds will make travel difficult or hazardous,
especially for high profile vehicles. Loose items may be blown
about. Property and tree damage is possible in the warning area.

* High wind watch... another frontal system is expected to bring
another round of high winds late Monday afternoon through
Tuesday evening.

* 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. Use extra caution.

A high wind watch means a hazardous high wind event is possible
during the valid time of the watch. Sustained wind speeds of at
least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more are likely during the
watch time period.







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