Central Willamette Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Wind Advisory
Statement as of 3:22 AM PDT on October 25, 2014

...Wind Advisory in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to 9 PM PDT this evening for the north and central Willamette Valley...Clark County...lower Columbia and I-5 corridor in Cowlitz County...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to 9 PM PDT this evening.

* Winds: south 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50 mph.

* Timing: late this afternoon and evening.

* Locations include: Salem...McMinnville...Hillsboro... Portland...Oregon City...Gresham...Troutdale...St. Helens... Vancouver...Battle Ground...Camas...Washougal...Longview... Kelso

* impacts: power outages and some tree damage are possible in these winds.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be 31 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 45 and 57 mph. Winds of these magnitudes may cause minor property damage without extra precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use caution until the winds subside.