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  • High Wind Warning for Modoc County County, California
  • High Wind Warning issued January 23 at 2:53PM PST until January 24 at 10:00PM PST by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 4 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 10 p.m.
  • ...Strong south winds late today and Wednesday...
    .Another strong cold front will bring strong south winds to the
    coast, Shasta Valley and portions of Lake and Klamath Counties
    late today and Wednesday.
    ...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM PST
    WEDNESDAY...
    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM PST
    WEDNESDAY...
    * Winds: South 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 60 mph in the warning
    area and south 25 to 30 mph with gusts to 50 mph in the
    advisory area.
    * Timing: Tonight through Wednesday evening.
    * Locations include: Locations in the warning area include Highway
    31 south of Silver Lake to the 395 interchange, Highway 299 at
    Cedar Pass, the higher mountains in Lake County, and the Warner
    Mountains in Modoc County. Locations in the advisory area
    include the cities of Silver Lake, Valley Falls, Highway 395
    north of Lakeview, and Highway 140 east of Lakeview in Oregon
    and central and eastern Modoc County in California including the
    cities of Alturas and Likely.
    * Impacts: Driving may become hazardous, especially for high
    profile vehicles. Loose items may be blown about.
    * View the hazard area in detail at
    https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD
    Precautionary/preparedness actions...
    A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
    or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
    of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage. Travel will be
    impacted, especially for high profile vehicles.
    A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected with
    higher gusts possible. Winds this strong can make driving
    difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra
    caution.
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