...Wind Advisory remains in effect until 3 PM PDT Sunday...
A Wind Advisory remains in effect until 3 PM PDT Sunday.
* Timing: winds have increased rapidly with a frontal passage this evening...especially along the Blue Mountain foothills. Persistent strong winds will continue from tonight 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.
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.