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  • Special Weather Statement for Coast Range of Northwest Oregon County, Oregon
  • Special Weather Statement issued October 14 at 9:30PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 9:30 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 11 a.m.
  • ...WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND INTO
    WEDNESDAY...
    A LOCAL-SCALE SURFACE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE NEAR THE
    CENTRAL OREGON COAST AND THEN NORTH EARLY WEDNESDAY
    MORNING...CAUSING A TIGHTENING OF THE PRESSURE GRADIENT AND AN
    INCREASE IN WINDS. STARTING VERY EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...SOUTH
    TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE ALONG THE CENTRAL OREGON COAST
    AND COAST RANGE AS THE LOW MOVES NORTH...WINDS WILL PICK UP
    ACROSS THE NORTHERN OREGON AND SOUTHERN WASHINGTON COASTS AND
    COAST RANGE AS WELL AS THE CASCADES AND FOOTHILLS.
    FOR THE COAST...COAST RANGE...CASCADES...AND CASCADE FOOTHILLS...WIND
    GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH HIGHER GUSTS ON BEACHES
    AND IN HEADLANDS AND HIGHER TERRAIN. WITH MOST TREES STILL
    SPORTING A NEAR FULL COMPLEMENT OF LEAVES...TREES WILL BE
    PARTICULARLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE WIND AND MAY TOPPLE...POSSIBLY
    CAUSING POWER OUTAGES. DRIVING ON HIGHWAYS WILL BECOME DIFFICULT
    IN GUSTS PARTICULARLY IN HIGHER TERRAIN AND THROUGH MOUNTAIN
    PASSES.