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Monday, January 18, 2010

High Wind Warning Issued for Pacific County

South Bend, Washington – The National Weather Service in Portland has issued yet another high wind warning for Pacific County.

The high wind warning is in effect from 8:00 p.m. this afternoon to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday for the North Oregon and South Washington Coasts. South/southeast winds will increase this evening and continue into Tuesday afternoon. Winds will reach 30-40 mph at inland areas with gusts to 65 mph near beaches and headlands.

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions:

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. Local power disruptions are possible.

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