Lower Columbia Basin of Washington Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Wind Advisory
Statement as of 2:29 AM PST on December 20, 2014

...Wind Advisory in effect from noon today to noon PST Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect from noon today to noon PST Sunday.

* Timing: winds will pick up this afternoon and continue through Sunday afternoon.

* Winds: sustained winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph are expected.

* Impacts: sudden wind gusts will make traveling difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Loose objects...including Holiday decorations...may suddenly become airborne.

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 www.Weather.Gov/Pendleton.