Foothills of the Blue Mountains of Washington

 Wind Advisory  Statement as of 2:27 PM PDT on October 24, 2014

... Wind Advisory in effect from 5 PM Saturday to 3 PM PDT

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect from 5 PM Saturday to 3 PM PDT

* Timing: winds will increase rapidly with frontal passage
Saturday evening... especially along the Blue Mountain foothills.
More persistent strong winds will occur from late Saturday night
through at least Sunday morning.

* Winds: southwest to west 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 45 to 50

* Impacts: driving will become difficult especially for high
profile vehicles on area roadways. In addition these winds may
cause loose objects to be picked up and blown some distance.
Minor property damage may also be possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast
between 30 and 39 mph or gusts ranging from 45 to 57 mph. Winds
of these magnitudes can make driving difficult... especially for
high profile vehicles. Minor property damage may also occur. For
additional weather information... check our web site at

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