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Friday, January 15, 2010

High Wind Warning Extended

South Bend, Washington – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Portland has extended the high wind warning to 11:00 a.m. this morning for the south Washington and north Oregon coasts.

South winds 30-40 mph with gusts to 65 mph at headlands and exposed beaches are expected. Coastal communities will have gusts 40-50 mph.

A high wind warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

For the most up to date weather information from the NWS please visit http://www.weather.gov/portland. This page brings up all advisories, watches, and warnings for the southwest Washington area.

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