K7ICY/ Ken Tolliver
Here is some weather info from NWS via Washington County ARES.
Looks like some strong winds are possible Saturday Evening.
Take a look around your yard and see if there are things that might blow around.
"Batten Down The Hatches".
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
North Oregon Coast-Coast Range of Northwest Oregon-Greater Portland Metro Area-Central Willamette Valley-
Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills-Greater Vancouver Area-Including the cities of Astoria, Cannon Beach, Tillamook,
Netarts, Pacific City, Vernonia, Jewell, Sunset Summit, Lees Camp, Trask, Hillsboro, Portland, Wilsonville, Oregon City,
Gresham, Troutdale, Salem, McMinnville, Woodburn, Stayton, Dallas, Sandy, Estacada, Silver Falls State Park, Sweet Home, Vancouver, Battle Ground, Ridgefield, Washougal, Yacolt, and Amboy
211 PM PST Fri Jan 4 2019
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a High Wind Watch, which is in effect from Saturday evening through late Saturday night.
* WINDS...South winds peaking at 20 to 30 mph with gusts 50 to 60 mph. Strongest winds south of a line from Tillamook to McMinnville.
* TIMING...Saturday evening through midnight Saturday night.
* IMPACTS...Downed trees and scattered power outages should be expected. Travel will be difficult for high profile vehicles.
A High Wind Watch means hazardous high wind conditions are favorable in and close to the watch area in the next 12 to 48 hours.
Scott Porter, Director
Emergency Management Cooperative