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NORTH OREGON COAST-CENTRAL OREGON COAST-
COAST RANGE OF NORTHWEST OREGON-
CENTRAL COAST RANGE OF WESTERN OREGON-WILLAPA HILLS-
SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST-
325 AM PDT TUE OCT 11 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST
OREGON…NORTHWEST OREGON AND SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON.

DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT

TRANQUIL WEATHER TODAY AND TONIGHT…WITH SOME MORNING AND LATE
NIGHT FOG.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

A SERIES OF STRONG STORMS WILL PASS ACROSS THE REGION…STARTING
LATER WEDNESDAY NIGHT. RAIN MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES ON THURSDAY AND
THURSDAY EVENING…ALONG WITH GUSTY SOUTH WINDS. AT THAT
TIME…SOUTH WINDS COULD GUST 45 TO 55 MPH…WITH STRONGEST WINDS
ON THE COASTAL HEADLANDS AND EXPOSED BEACHES.

A MUCH STRONGER STORM WILL PASS THE REGION LATER SATURDAY…WITH A
STRONG COLD FRONT MOVING ONSHORE SATURDAY EVENING. ANOTHER VERY
ROUND OF HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED…RESULTING IN LOCALIZED FLOODING
DUE TO PONDING OF WATER IN LOW LYING AREAS. BUT MAIN STORY WILL
BE THE GUSTY SOUTH WINDS. THESE WINDS MAY GUST 65 TO 80 MPH…WITH
THE STRONGEST WINDS ON THE HEADLANDS AND OPEN BEACHES. STILL SOME
UNCERTAINTY WITH THESE WIND SPEEDS…AS COULD BE SOMEWHAT LOWER OR
HIGHER DEPENDING ON THE STORM TRACK. NONETHELESS…COASTAL
RESIDENTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR VERY STRONG WINDS LATER SATURDAY.
IN ADDITION…STRONG WINDS AND HIGH SEAS WILL CREATE DEADLY SURF
CONDITIONS. THIS WILL NOT BE A TIME TO BE NEAR THE WATERS EDGE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

SPOTTER REPORTS OF STRONG WINDS AND DAMAGE MAY BE NEEDED LATER IN
THE WEEK.

High Wind Watch

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE…CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
306 PM PDT TUE OCT 11 2016

ORZ001-002-WAZ021-121015-
/O.COR.KPQR.HW.A.0007.161013T2100Z-161014T2000Z/
NORTH OREGON COAST-CENTRAL OREGON COAST-SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…ASTORIA…TILLAMOOK…LINCOLN CITY…
NEWPORT…FLORENCE…RAYMOND…LONG BEACH…OCEAN PARK
306 PM PDT TUE OCT 11 2016

…HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE NORTH AND CENTRAL OREGON COAST AND
THE SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: 25 TO 35 MPH WITH PEAK GUSTS AT BEACHES AND HEADLANDS 65
TO 75 MPH.

* TIMING: LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
HIGHEST WINDS EXPECTED LATE THURSDAY INTO THURSDAY EVENING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: ASTORIA…TILLAMOOK…LINCOLN CITY…
NEWPORT…FLORENCE…RAYMOND…LONG BEACH…OCEAN PARK

* IMPACTS: LOCALIZED POWER OUTAGES AND TREES DOWN. DEBRIS ON ROADS
MAY HINDER TRAVEL.

* OUTLOOK FOR SATURDAY: ANOTHER STORM WITH STRONGER, POTENTIALLY
DAMAGING WINDS IS LIKELY TO IMPACT THE REGION SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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
FORECASTS.

Justin Werner
Justin Wernerhttps://wernerhost.com/
Justin is publisher of Lincoln City Homepage and an investigative journalist who finds facts. He's on a mission to seek out truth and isn't afraid to be the tip of the spear for freedom of the press.

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