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High Wind Warning

*NOAA Issue Date: 10/21/2014 04:08:00 AM High Wind Warning in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to noon PDT Wednesday for the central Oregon coast near beaches and headlands ... The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a High Wind Warning near beaches and headlands ... Which is in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to noon PDT Wednesday. This replaces the High Wind Watch which was previously in effect. * Winds: near beaches and headlands ... South winds of 30 to 40 MPH with gusts 60 to 65 MPH. Coastal communities ... South winds 20 to 30 MPH with gusts to 50 MPH. * Timing: beginning late this afternoon and continuing until midday Wednesday. * Locations include: Lincoln City ... Newport ... Cape foulweather ... Yachats. * Impacts: the winds will likely cause difficulties for beachgoers and those accessing beach and headland areas ... Including causing tree damage in headland areas. 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.

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