***HIGH WIND WARNING***

Oregon Coast HIGH WIND WARNING

 

Oregon Coast HIGH WIND WARNING

Travel Advisory

***HIGH WIND WARNING***

Potentially historic wind storm expected Tuesday afternoon and evening. A highly unusual, rapidly deepening Pacific storm system is expected to make landfall on the southern Oregon coast Tuesday evening. This surface low pressure, potentially one of the deepest recorded in recent memory, will produce very strong winds across the region, particularly at the coast, over the area ridgelines, and in the valleys of Josephine, Jackson, and Siskiyou counties. Everyone in the affected area should be prepared for potentially damaging winds.

HIGH WIND WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TUESDAY TO 1 AM PST WEDNESDAY

* WHAT…South winds 40 to 50 mph with gusts up to 80 mph expected. Winds will shift to the north in the evening. Headlands and exposed areas could see gusts in excess of 100 mph.

* WHERE…South Central Oregon Coast and Curry County Coast, including Highway 101 and the cities of Brookings, Gold Beach, Port Orford, Bandon, Coos Bay, Myrtle Point, and Coquille.

* WHEN…From 10 AM Tuesday to 1 AM PST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS…Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are possible. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Unsecured outdoor objects may be blown away or damaged.

This entry was posted on Monday, November 25th, 2019 and is filed under Local News, Weather Warnings.