US101, 12 miles North of Florence MP 177
Updated: 12/20/2014 1:44 pm
Harney Co., Malheur Co.
*NOAA Issue Date: 12/20/2014 01:08:00 PM Very windy Sunday in southeast Oregon and southwest Idaho ... . Strong westerly winds aloft due to a Pacific storm will mix down to the surface Sunday in the southern parts of Harney and Malheur counties in Oregon and in Owyhee and Twin Falls counties in Idaho. ... Wind Advisory in effect from 8 AM MST /7 AM PST/ to 5 PM MST /4 PM PST/ Sunday ... The National Weather Service in Boise has issued a Wind Advisory for the southwest Idaho highlands ... Owyhee mountains ... Southern Twin Falls county ... And the southern parts of Harney and Malheur counties in Oregon ... Which is in effect from 8 AM MST /7 AM PST/ to 5 PM MST /4 PM PST/ Sunday. * Winds Westerly 30 to 40 MPH sustained with gusts to 55 MPH. * Impacts Travel hazard for high profile vehicles especially on north-south roads ... Including u. S. 95 in Oregon and u. S. 93 south of Twin Falls/Idaho ... As well as Idaho state highway 51 south of mountain home ... And Oregon state highway 78 southeast of Burns. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of at least 30 MPH ... Or gusts of at least 45 MPH are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult ... Especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.