High Wind Warning

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
247 AM PST THU DEC 19 2019

NORTH OREGON COAST-CENTRAL OREGON COAST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CANNON BEACH, NETARTS, PACIFIC CITY,
LINCOLN CITY, NEWPORT, CAPE FOULWEATHER, YACHATS, AND FLORENCE
247 AM PST THU DEC 19 2019

…HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 4 PM
PST FRIDAY NEAR BEACHES AND HEADLANDS…

* WHAT…SOUTH WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH EXPECTED
NEAR BEACHES AND HEADLANDS.

* WHERE…BEACHES AND HEADLANDS ALONG THE NORTH AND CENTRAL COAST
OF OREGON.

* WHEN…FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 AM PST FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS…TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT, ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES. STRONG WINDS MAY BLOW DOWN TREE LIMBS AND POWER LINES,
POTENTIALLY LEADING TO SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…COASTAL HEADLANDS ARE CHARACTERIZED BY
HIGH, ROCKY SHORES AND STEEP SEA CLIFFS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

RESIDENTS SHOULD TAKE ACTION NOW TO TIE DOWN LOOSE OBJECTS IN
YARDS. SOME DAMAGE CAN BE EXPECTED FROM THE HIGH WINDS, ESPECIALLY
TO SIGNS, TREE LIMBS AND POWER LINES. POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.
DRIVE WITH EXTREME CAUTION IN THE WARNING AREA AND BE PREPARED FOR
FLYING DEBRIS.