Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake 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 11 PM PDT Saturday... ...Wind Advisory remains in effect from 11 PM this evening to 11 PM PDT Saturday...

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

* Winds...southwest 35 to 50 mph with gusts to 70 mph.

* Timing...late this evening through Saturday evening.

* Locations in the warning area include: Paisley...Silver Lake...Hart Mountain wildlife Refuge...Bly...Beatty.

* Locations in the advisory area include: Lakeview.

* Impacts...Highway 31 between Silver Lake and Paisley and Highway 140 east of Lakeview will be impacted. These winds can cause travel difficulties... especially for high profile vehicles. In addition...since it is still hunting season... hunters should be aware that winds will be even stronger in the surrounding mountains. This could bring down branches and cause trees to fall.

* 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.