Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:59 PM PST Dec. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 10 PM PST this
evening...
... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 10 PM PST this evening...

* winds... south to southwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts of 60 and
up to 70 mph at higher elevations in the warning area. South
to southwest 25 to 35 with gusts to 50 mph in the advisory
area.

* Locations in the warning area include... primarily the
mountains of eastern Klamath and lake counties and portions of
Highway 31 between Paisley and Silver Lake and Highway 395
north of Valley Falls to Alkali Lake.

* Locations in the advisory area include... Fort Rock. Also,
highest elevation portions of the Warners, Highway 140 and
Highway 97.

* Timing... through this evening.

* Impacts... strong and gusty winds could make travel difficult
or hazardous, especially for high profile vehicles. Loose
items may be blown about. Property and tree damage is
possible.

* View the hazard area in detail at
https://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/mfr/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 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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