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Friday, January 14, 2011

High Wind Warning in Effect

South Bend, Washington – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Portland has issued a high wind warning in effect until 1:00 p.m. this afternoon near beaches and headlands along the south Washington and north and central Oregon coasts.

South winds of 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph are expected along beaches and headlands. Coastal communities will see gusts to between 40 and 50 mph.

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.

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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