Foothills of the Blue Mountains of Washington

 Wind Advisory  Statement as of 5:41 am PDT on March 28, 2015

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 2 PM PDT this

A Wind Advisory remains in effect until 2 PM PDT this afternoon.

* Timing: winds will continue through this morning into early
afternoon and then will decrease by late this afternoon.

* Winds: southwest to west winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to
around 50 mph.

* Impacts: these wind speeds can toss around loose objects and
cause difficult driving conditions for high profile vehicles.

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

 Record Report  Statement as of 5:46 PM PDT on March 27, 2015

... New daily record high temperatures for March 27th...

Note: stations marked with * indicate that the station reports once
per day. For consistency... these values are considered to have
occurred on the day the observation was taken but may have actually
occurred (especially for Max temperature) on the previous day.

Station previous new records
                         record/year record began

The Dalles, or 78 / 1994 78 (tied) 1929
Walla Walla, WA 75 / 1952 77 1930
Yakima, WA 75 / 1994 80 1909
Redmond, or 75 / 1966 77 1948

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