North Central and Southeast Siskiyou County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

High Wind Watch
Statement as of 2:52 PM PDT on October 23, 2014

...High wind watch in effect from Friday evening through Saturday evening...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a high wind watch...which is in effect from Friday evening through Saturday evening.

* Winds...south winds 35 to 45 mph with potential gusts to 60 mph.

* Timing...Friday evening through Saturday evening.

* Locations include: Weed.

* Impacts...south bound traffic along Interstate 5 in the Shasta Valley could experience a strong head wind. Traffic along Highway 299 across the Cedar Pass could experience a strong cross wind.

* View the hazard area in detail at http://go.USA.Gov/zyv5

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.&&

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