US101, North Bend MP 234
Closure with Detour
Issued: 10/24/2014 11:02 pm
Lower Columbia Basin, WA-Lower Columbia Basin, WA-Blue Mnts Foothills
*NOAA Issue Date: 10/24/2014 10:47:00 PM Very windy conditions over portions of the interior northwest this weekend ... . A strong low pressure system will move into western Washington Saturday then swing northeast into british Columbia Saturday night. This system will cause very windy conditions over portions of the interior northwest. These conditions will occur in central Oregon and the Grande Ronde Valley ahead of the associated cold front ... And across the Columbia basin after frontal passage. ... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 5 PM Saturday to 3 PM PDT Sunday ... A Wind Advisory remains in effect from 5 PM Saturday to 3 PM PDT Sunday. * Timing: winds will increase rapidly with frontal passage Saturday evening ... Especially along the blue mountain foothills. More persistent strong winds will occur from late Saturday night through at least Sunday morning. * Winds: southwest to west 25 to 35 MPH with gusts of 45 to 50 MPH. * Impacts: driving will become difficult especially for high profile vehicles on area roadways. In addition these winds may cause loose objects to be picked up and blown some distance. Minor property damage may also be possible. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast between 30 and 39 MPH OR gusts ranging from 45 to 57 MPH. Winds of these magnitudes can make driving difficult ... Especially for high profile vehicles. Minor property damage may also occur. For additional weather information ... Check our web site at www. Weather. Gov/Pendleton.