... High wind watch in effect from late Saturday afternoon through
late Saturday night for the north and central Oregon Coast Range
and the Willapa Hills of southwest Washington...
The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a high wind
watch... which is in effect from Saturday afternoon through late
* Winds: southwest winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts 60 to 70 mph...
mainly over the higher terrain and exposed west slopes.
* Timing: mainly Saturday night.
* Locations include: Vernonia... Swisshome... Lees Camp.
* Impacts: the winds may cause local tree damage and result in
local power disruptions. Travel may be difficult... especially
for high profile vehicles.
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
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