Northeast Siskiyou and Northwest Modoc Counties Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Wind Watch
Issued: 2:46 PM PST Jan. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch remains in effect from late Saturday night
through Sunday afternoon...

* winds... south 40 to 50 with gusts to 60 mph possible.

* Locations include... Klamath Falls... Lakeview... Alturas and all
area highways including much of 97... 140... 395 and 139.

* Impacts... strong winds may make travel difficult on area
roadways... especially for high profile vehicles. Structural
damage... tree damage... and power outages are all possible.

* View the hazard area in detail at

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