Central Panhandle Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 10:23 AM PST Nov. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect until 6 PM PST this evening...

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect until 6 PM PST this evening.

* Winds... west to southwest 10 to 20 mph with sporadic gusts 45 to
55 mph... mainly accompanying lines of showers and thunderstorms
in the afternoon and early evening. Higher gusts possible on
exposed ridgetops.

* Timing... wind gusts to 35 mph will be possible through the day.
The greatest risk for damaging wind gusts will be between 1pm
and 6pm.

* Impacts... localized power outages are possible due to downed
trees and tree limbs. Light weight objects may become
airborne. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...
especially for high profile vehicles.

* Locations... Sandpoint, Rathdrum, Bonners Ferry, Priest River,
Eastport, Kellogg, Pinehurst, Osburn, Wallace, Mullan,
Lewiston, Lapwai, Peck, Culdesac, Gifford, Kamiah, Craigmont,
Nezperce, and Winchester.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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