Central Siskiyou County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory
Issued: 8:53 AM PST Jan. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to
10 PM PST Wednesday...
... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to
10 PM PST Wednesday...

* winds... south 30 to 40 mph... with gusts up to 65 mph.

* Timing... winds will increase this afternoon... reaching a peak
overnight and into Wednesday morning.

* Locations in the warning include... Weed... including portions
of Interstate 5 and Highway 97 near Weed.

* Locations in the advisory include... Gazelle... Grenada... and
mostly rural areas of the Shasta Valley.

* Impacts... strong winds will produce hazardous driving
conditions on Interstate 5... especially for lightweight and
high profile vehicles. Loose materials could become airborne
and blow away. Trees may also topple due to recent rainfall
and saturated soils.

* View the hazard area in detail at
http://weather.Gov/Medford/hazard

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. Travel will be
impacted... especially for high profile vehicles.

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