Grand Ronde Valley
*NOAA Issue Date: 12/10/2013 02:46:00 AM Strong winds possible across the southern Grande Ronde Valley Wednesday into Thursday ... . A strong southerly pressure gradient will develop over eastern Oregon Wednesday and persist into Thursday creating strong and gusty winds over the southern part of the Grande Ronde Valley. ... High Wind Watch in effect from Wednesday morning through Thursday morning for ladd and pyles canyons including the town of Union ... The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a High Wind Watch for ladd and pyles canyons ... Which is in effect from Wednesday morning through Thursday morning. * Timing: winds will increase Wednesday morning ... Peak Wednesday night before diminishing slowly Thursday morning. * Winds: south winds of 30 to 45 MPH with gusts to 60 MPH. * Impacts: damage to trees and powerlines may occur. Driving may be difficult along interstate 84 through ladd Canyon. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A High Wind Watch is issued when sustained winds of 40 MPH OR greater and or gusts of 58 MPH are possible. Persons in the watch area should keep abreast of the weather situation and be prepared to take action if a warning is issued. For additional weather information ... Check our web site at www. Weather. Gov/Pendleton.
US 395 to I 84 to US 26 to US 20 to OR 201 south
Regional Driving Impacts
Updated: 12/06/2013 07:56 am