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National Weather Service Warning - Non-Precipitation Warning for Upper Columbia Basin

Issued: 6:23 PM Nov 23  Will Expire: 2:00 AM Nov 24


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Spokane WA
1023 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

...STRONG WINDS TODAY EASTERN COLUMBIA BASIN AND IDAHO
PANHANDLE...

.There will be two wind threats today. The first will accompany a
cold front bringing strong sustained winds and gusts across the
open wheat country of the Eastern Columbia Basin. This includes
the Palouse West Plains and Central Columbia Basin. Second will
be lines of showers and thunderstorms developing this afternoon.
This activity will bring the potential for gusts between 45 and 55
mph through the Idaho Panhandle and far eastern reaches of
Washington. Due to saturated soils...winds of this nature could
result in more tree damage compared to similar wind events with
drier conditions.


/O.EXT.KOTX.WI.Y.0009.171123T1900Z-171124T0200Z/
Coeur d'Alene Area-Idaho Palouse-Washington Palouse-
Upper Columbia Basin-Spokane Area-
1023 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* Winds...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* Timing...Winds peak between noon and 4PM then decrease This
evening. Lines of shower and thunderstorms may lead to locally
stronger gusts.

* Impacts...Localized power outages are possible due to downed
trees and tree limbs. Light weight objects may become
airborne. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...
especially for high profile vehicles.

* Locations...Moscow Plummer Potlatch Genesee Coeur d'Alene
Post Falls Hayden Worley Pullman Colfax Rosalia La
Crosse Oakesdale Tekoa Uniontown Ritzville Odessa
Spokane Cheney Davenport and Rockford.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.