Weather Alerts for South Washington Coast/Pacific County

Issued by the National Weather Service

High Wind Watch  HIGH WIND WATCH   High Wind Watch
SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST/PACIFIC COUNTY

Areas Affected:
South Washington Coast
Effective: Wed, 10/18 12:00pm Updated: Tue, 10/17 5:07pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Wed, 10/18 11:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING NEAR BEACHES AND HEADLANDS...
The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a High Wind
Watch Near Beaches and Headlands, which is in effect from
Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday evening.
* BEACHES AND HEADLANDS...South-southwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts
60 to 65 mph.
* COASTAL COMMUNITIES...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts 50 to 55
mph.
* TIMING OF STRONGEST WINDS...3 PM to 8 PM Wednesday.
* IMPACTS...Damaging winds could result in downed limbs and power
lines. Isolated power outages are possible. Travel will be made
more difficult...especially for higher profile vehicles.

Information:
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
forecasts.