URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
853 AM PST Wed Dec 18 2019

North Oregon Coast-Central Oregon Coast-South Washington Coast-
Including the cities of Cannon Beach, Netarts, Pacific City,
Lincoln City, Newport, Cape Foulweather, Yachats, Florence,
Long Beach, Ocean Park, and Cape Disappointment
853 AM PST Wed Dec 18 2019

…HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING NEAR BEACHES AND HEADLANDS…

* WHAT…South winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph
possible near beaches and headlands.

* WHERE…In Washington, the south Washington coast. In Oregon,
the north Oregon and central Oregon coasts.

* WHEN…From Thursday evening through Friday morning.

* IMPACTS…Damaging winds could blow down trees and power
lines. Widespread power outages are possible. Travel could be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Coastal headlands are characterized by
high, rocky shores and steep sea cliffs.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A High Wind Watch means
hazardous high wind conditions are favorable in and close to the
watch area in the next 12 to 48 hours.

Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this
situation. Fasten loose objects or shelter objects in a safe
location prior to the onset of winds.

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