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  • High Wind Watch for Western Siskiyou County County, California
  • High Wind Watch issued November 14 at 3:38AM PST until November 15 at 7:00PM PST by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 4 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 7 p.m.
  • ...Strong south winds possible Wednesday...
    .Strong south winds are possible ahead of a strong frontal system
    that will move through area Wednesday. The strongest winds are
    expected over the Shasta Valley and over the higher terrain east
    of the Cascades, however, strong winds may also affect portions of
    the Rogue Valley as well.
    ...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
    EVENING...
    The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a High Wind
    Watch...which is in effect from late tonight through Wednesday
    evening.
    * Winds...Southeast 40 to 50 mph with gusts to 70 mph possible.
    * Timing...Strong winds are possible much of Wednesday, however,
    the strongest winds are expected just prior to a frontal passage
    Wednesday afternoon.
    * Locations include...Much of the Shasta Valley, but the strongest
    winds will be near Weed.
    * Impacts...Travel will be difficult on area roadways including
    Interstate-5 from Weed to Grenada. Unsecured objects may be
    blown around. Tree damage and power outages are possible.
    * View the hazard area in detail at
    https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD
    Precautionary/preparedness actions...
    A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
    high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of
    58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
    forecasts.
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