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Special Statement:

Issued at: 4:53 am PDT on October 24, 2014, expires at: 4:00 PM PDT on October 24, 2014
  • ...Windy conditions expected for Saturday and Saturday night... A deep low pressure system will develop along the Pacific northwest coast and it will move inland on Saturday. Tightening pressure gradients ahead of a cold front with this system will cause windy conditions to develop over much of the forecast area on Saturday. The strongest winds will be over central Oregon...north central Oregon as well as the lower Columbia Basin and the Blue Mountain foothills. While it is uncertain at this time if wind speeds will reach advisory criteria...strong winds will make travel difficult across the area. It is advised not to travel on Saturday...but if you must please use caution due to strong winds making driving difficult. 438 am PDT Fri Oct 24 2014 ...Windy conditions expected for tonight and Saturday... A deep low pressure system will develop along the Pacific northwest coast and it will move inland on Saturday. Tightening pressure gradients ahead of a cold front with this system will cause windy conditions to develop over much of the forecast area on Saturday. The strongest winds will be over central Oregon...north central Oregon as well as the lower Columbia Basin and the Blue Mountain foothills. While it is uncertain at this time if wind speeds will reach advisory or High Wind Warning criteria...strong winds will make travel difficult across the area. The winds may also create areas of blowing dust that reduce visibilities significantly near freshly plowed fields. It is advised to not travel on Saturday...but if you must please use caution due to strong winds making driving difficult and also for reduced visibility in blowing dust.
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