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  • Wind Advisory for Western Siskiyou County County, California
  • Wind Advisory issued September 05 at 9:18PM PDT until September 06 at 2:00AM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 9:18 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 2 a.m.
  • ...Gusty winds in the Shasta and Scott Valleys...
    ...Dense smoke expected through midday Thursday...
    .Gusty winds have developed in the Shasta and Scott Valleys. These
    winds will diminish later tonight, but may return Wednesday
    afternoon and evening.
    Periods of dense smoke will persist through midday Thursday
    across the mid-elevations and valleys of Siskiyou County from the
    Shasta Valley westward. Dense smoke will also persist in the
    Southern Oregon Cascades near Union Creek and Diamond lake and in
    eastern Douglas county near Steamboat through late this evening.
    ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...
    ...DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PDT
    THURSDAY...
    The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Wind
    Advisory...which is in effect until 2 AM PDT Wednesday.
    * Visibilities: A quarter of a mile or less at times.
    * Locations in the dense smoke advisory: Mid-elevations and
    valleys of Siskiyou County from the Shasta Valley westward.
    * Dense Smoke Impacts: Dense smoke from wildfires will create
    hazardous driving conditions at times on area roadways.
    * View the hazard area in detail at
    https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD
    * Winds...South to southeast winds 15 to 25 mph gusting to 45 mph.
    * Timing...Winds will diminish later tonight.
    * Locations include...Weed...Montague...Siskiyou...Etna...Fort
    Jones.
    * Impacts...I-5 and CA 3 will be impacted by these winds.
    Precautionary/preparedness actions...
    * If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty
    of distance between you and other vehicles.
    * Check up on relatives and neighbors, as well as outdoor pets
    and livestock.
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