South Central Siskiyou County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory
Statement as of 3:21 PM PDT on October 24, 2014

...High Wind Warning remains in effect from 11 PM this evening to 5 PM PDT Saturday... ...Wind Advisory remains in effect from 11 PM this evening to 5 PM PDT Saturday...

A High Wind Warning remains in effect from 11 PM this evening to 5 PM PDT Saturday. A Wind Advisory remains in effect from 11 PM this evening to 5 PM PDT Saturday.

* Winds...south winds 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 60 mph.

* Timing...late this evening into Saturday evening.

* Locations include: the Cascades and Interstate 5 near Weed.

* Impacts...south bound traffic along Interstate 5 in the Shasta Valley will experience a strong head wind. These winds can cause travel difficulties... especially for high profile vehicles. Also east to west roadways will be the most prone since winds will be from the south. These winds can cause travel difficulties...especially for high profile vehicles.

* View the hazard area in detail at http://go.USA.Gov/zyv5

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected. Sustained wind speeds of at least 50 mph or gusts of 75 mph or more can lead to property damage. Travel will be impacted... especially for high profile vehicles.

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected with higher gusts possible. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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