URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
134 PM PDT Sat Apr 7 2018 .
The strongest winds have been delayed a bit. An occluded front moved through earlier this morning with a modest burst of wind, but stronger winds are expected with the bent back occlusion associated with the low center expected to begin moving onshore this afternoon and moving through the forecast area tonight and early Sunday.
North Oregon Coast-Central Oregon Coast- Coast Range of Northwest Oregon- Central Coast Range of Western Oregon-Willapa Hills- South Washington Coast-
Including the cities of Astoria, Cannon Beach, Tillamook, Netarts, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Newport, Cape Foulweather, Yachats, Florence, Vernonia, Jewell, Sunset Summit, Lees Camp, Trask, Grande Ronde, Burnt Woods, Tidewater, Swisshome, Veneta, Willapa, Frances, Elk Mountain, Ryderwood, Raymond, Long Beach, Ocean Park, Naselle, Cathlamet, and Cape Disappointment
134 PM PDT Sat Apr 7 2018
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT SUNDAY...
* COASTAL WINDS...Beaches and headlands...South 30 to 40 mph with gusts 60 to 70 mph. Coastal communities...south 25 to 35 mph with gusts 50 to 60 mph.
* COAST RANGE WINDS...South 30 to 40 mph. Gusts 60 mph. Winds strongest on exposed ridges and west slopes.
* TIMING...Through Sunday morning. The strongest gusts will occur this afternoon and tonight.
* IMPACTS...These winds will be strong enough to cause tree limbs to fall and possibly topple trees and power lines. Power outages are possible. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles and while crossing coastal bridges.
A High Wind Warning means hazardous weather conditions of strong and damaging winds are imminent or highly likely in the warning area.