NowCast ZoneCast Warnings/Advisories Hourly Track Special
Yakima, Washington, United States  Lat: 46.59N, Lon: 120.53W
Wx Zone: WAZ027
Warnings, Watches and Advisories:
 

WIND ADVISORY

...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...
.A DEEP LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT THROUGH THE
REGION TONIGHT. SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE LATE
THIS AFTERNOON AND PEAK EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. WINDY CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED FOR PORTIONS OF THE COLUMBIA BASIN...THE PALOUSE AND
THE FOOTHILLS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS.
...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT SUNDAY...
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH...AND
LOCALLY NEAR 60 MPH...
* TIMING...WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE THIS EVENING... PEAKING
BETWEEN 9 PM TO BEFORE SUNRISE SUNDAY MORNING. THE WINDS WILL
BEGIN TO SLOWLY DISSIPATE SUNDAY MORNING WITH A RETURN OF
GUSTINESS AGAIN SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACTS...LIGHT WEIGHT OBJECTS AND TREE BRANCHES MAY BECOME
FLYING OBJECTS. VEHICLES TRAVELING ON AREA ROADWAYS SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS. POWER OUTAGES MAY BE
POSSIBLE.

WIND ADVISORY

...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...
.A DEEP LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT THROUGH THE
REGION TONIGHT. SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE LATE
THIS AFTERNOON AND PEAK EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. WINDY CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED FOR PORTIONS OF THE COLUMBIA BASIN...THE PALOUSE AND
THE FOOTHILLS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS.
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 PM
PDT SUNDAY...
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP 40 TO 50 MPH.
* TIMING...WINDS WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE THIS EVENING... PEAKING
BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND SUNRISE SUNDAY MORNING. THE WINDS WILL
BEGIN TO SLOWLY DISSIPATE SUNDAY MORNING WITH A RETURN OF
GUSTINESS SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACTS...LIGHT WEIGHT OBJECTS AND TREE BRANCHES MAY BECOME
FLYING OBJECTS. VEHICLES TRAVELING ON AREA ROADWAYS SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS. POWER OUTAGES MAY BE
POSSIBLE.

WIND ADVISORY

...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS OVER PORTIONS OF THE INTERIOR NORTHWEST
TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY...
.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO WESTERN WASHINGTON
THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN SWING NORTHEAST INTO BRITISH COLUMBIA
TONIGHT. THIS SYSTEM WILL CAUSE VERY WINDY CONDITIONS OVER
PORTIONS OF THE INTERIOR NORTHWEST. THESE CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR IN
CENTRAL OREGON...THE GRANDE RONDE VALLEY AND THE WALLOWA VALLEY
AHEAD OF THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT TODAY...AND THEN ACROSS THE
COLUMBIA BASIN AND THE BLUE MOUNTAIN FOOTHILLS AFTER FRONTAL
PASSAGE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO NOON PDT
SUNDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO NOON
PDT SUNDAY.
* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE RAPIDLY WITH FRONTAL PASSAGE THIS
EVENING. MORE PERSISTENT STRONG WINDS WILL OCCUR FROM LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.
* WINDS: SOUTHWEST TO WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 45 TO 50
MPH.
* IMPACTS: DRIVING WILL BECOME DIFFICULT ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES ON AREA ROADWAYS. IN ADDITION THESE WINDS
MAY CAUSE LOOSE OBJECTS TO BE PICKED UP AND BLOWN SOME
DISTANCE. MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE MAY ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

WIND ADVISORY

...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS OVER PORTIONS OF THE INTERIOR NORTHWEST
TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY...
.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO WESTERN WASHINGTON
THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN SWING NORTHEAST INTO BRITISH COLUMBIA
TONIGHT. THIS SYSTEM WILL CAUSE VERY WINDY CONDITIONS OVER
PORTIONS OF THE INTERIOR NORTHWEST. THESE CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR IN
CENTRAL OREGON...THE GRANDE RONDE VALLEY AND THE WALLOWA VALLEY
AHEAD OF THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT TODAY...AND THEN ACROSS THE
COLUMBIA BASIN AND THE BLUE MOUNTAIN FOOTHILLS AFTER FRONTAL
PASSAGE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
3 PM PDT SUNDAY...
A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
3 PM PDT SUNDAY.
* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE RAPIDLY WITH FRONTAL PASSAGE THIS
EVENING...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE BLUE MOUNTAIN FOOTHILLS. MORE
PERSISTENT STRONG WINDS WILL OCCUR FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
AT LEAST SUNDAY MORNING.
* WINDS: SOUTHWEST TO WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 45 TO 50
MPH.
* IMPACTS: DRIVING WILL BECOME DIFFICULT ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES ON AREA ROADWAYS. IN ADDITION THESE WINDS
MAY CAUSE LOOSE OBJECTS TO BE PICKED UP AND BLOWN SOME
DISTANCE. MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE MAY ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

HIGH WIND WARNING

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY...
A HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PDT THIS
EVENING.
* WINDS: SOUTH WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WILL INCREASE ABRUPTLY THIS
AFTERNOON INTO THE 25 TO 35 MPH RANGE WITH WIDESPREAD GUSTS TO
50 MPH. GUSTS TO 60 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE.
* TIMING: STRONGEST WINDS NOW THROUGH 5 PM.
* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: HILLSBORO...PORTLAND...OREGON CITY...
GRESHAM...TROUTDALE...SALEM...MCMINNVILLE...EUGENE...
CORVALLIS...ALBANY...VANCOUVER...BATTLE GROUND...CAMAS...AND
WASHOUGAL.
* IMPACTS: POWER OUTAGES AND AREAS CONTAINING SIGNIFICANT TREE
DAMAGE ARE POSSIBLE.
* AS OF NOON: ISOLATED REPORTS OF TREE LIMBS COMING DOWN AND POWER
OUTAGES ARE SURFACING FROM EUGENE...BEAVERTON...AND CRESWELL. SO
FAR THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS MEASURED AT WEATHER STATIONS HAVE
BEEN BETWEEN 40 AND 45 MPH NEAR CORVALLIS AND AURORA.

HIGH WIND WARNING

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR THE WILLAPA HILLS...
A HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS
EVENING.
* WINDS: SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 70 MPH...MAINLY IN
EXPOSED LOCATIONS AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* TIMING: STRONGEST WINDS MOST LIKELY BETWEEN 2 PM AND 7 PM.
* IMPACTS: POWER OUTAGES AND AREAS CONTAINING SIGNIFICANT TREE
DAMAGE ARE POSSIBLE.

HIGH WIND WARNING

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR THE
SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING.
* WINDS: SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 70 MPH...MAINLY IN
EXPOSED LOCATIONS AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* TIMING: STRONGEST WINDS MOST LIKELY BETWEEN 2 PM AND 7 PM.
* IMPACTS: POWER OUTAGES AND AREAS CONTAINING SIGNIFICANT TREE
DAMAGE ARE POSSIBLE.

HIGH WIND WARNING

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR THE
LOWER COLUMBIA RIVER AND INTERSTATE 5 CORRIDOR...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING.
* WINDS: SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH WIDESPREAD GUSTS TO 50 MPH. GUSTS
TO 60 MPH POSSIBLE.
* TIMING: STRONGEST WINDS BETWEEN 2 PM AND 7 PM.
* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: ST. HELENS...LONGVIEW...KELSO
* IMPACTS: POWER OUTAGES AND TREE DAMAGE ARE POSSIBLE.

HIGH WIND WARNING

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 AM PDT
SUNDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 AM PDT
SUNDAY.
* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...EVERETT...EDMONDS...LYNNWOOD.
* TIMING...STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL OCCUR THIS EVENING BEHIND
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM.
* WIND...SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...BECOMING
SOUTHWEST AND INCREASING TO 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60
MPH.
* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN SNAP TREE BRANCHES...TOPPLE
TREES...AND CAUSE POWER OUTAGES.

WIND ADVISORY

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM PDT
SUNDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM PDT
SUNDAY.
* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...BELLINGHAM...MOUNT VERNON...FRIDAY
HARBOR.
* TIMING...WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTHWESTERLY LATE THIS AFTERNOON
AND INCREASE DURING THE EVENING HOURS.
* WIND...SOUTHWEST WIND INCREASING TO 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
45 MPH DURING THE EVENING. WIND WILL EASE LATE TONIGHT.
* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN SNAP SMALL TREE BRANCHES...
TOPPLE SMALL OR SHALLOW ROOTED TREES...AND CAUSE LOCAL POWER
OUTAGES.

WIND ADVISORY

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM PDT
SUNDAY...
* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...ENUMCLAW...NORTH BEND...OAK HARBOR.
* TIMING...WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTHWESTERLY LATE THIS AFTERNOON
AND INCREASE DURING THE EVENING HOURS.
* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WIND INCREASING TO 20 TO 35 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 45 MPH DURING THE EVENING. WIND WILL EASE LATE TONIGHT.
* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN SNAP SMALL TREE BRANCHES...
TOPPLE SMALL OR SHALLOW ROOTED TREES...AND CAUSE LOCAL POWER
OUTAGES.

HIGH WIND WARNING

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 AM PDT
SUNDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 AM PDT
SUNDAY. THE WIND ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...SEATTLE...BREMERTON...BELLEVUE...
TACOMA...OLYMPIA.
* TIMING...STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL OCCUR THIS EVENING BEHIND
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM.
* WIND...SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...BECOMING
SOUTHWEST AND INCREASING TO 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60
MPH.
* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN SNAP TREE BRANCHES...TOPPLE
TREES...AND CAUSE POWER OUTAGES.

HIGH WIND WARNING

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM
PDT THIS EVENING...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM
PDT THIS EVENING. THE WIND ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...WESTPORT...ABERDEEN...HOQUIAM...
FORKS...MONTESANO.
* TIMING...STRONGEST WESTERLY WINDS WILL OCCUR THIS EVENING
BEHIND A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM.
* WIND...SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH THIS AFTERNOON...SWITCHING TO WEST OR
NORTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS 60 MPH LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
CONTINUING INTO THE EVENING.
* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN SNAP TREE BRANCHES...TOPPLE
TREES...AND CAUSE POWER OUTAGES.

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

...WINDY CONDITIONS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING UP THE OREGON COAST TODAY IS EXPECTED
TO MOVE INLAND OVER SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON LATE IN THE DAY. BASED ON
THIS STORM TRACK WINDS GUSTING TO 40 TO 55 MPH ARE FORECAST FOR
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. HOWEVER...IF THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
TRACKS A LITTLE FURTHER NORTH IT IS POSSIBLE WINDS WILL BE STRONGER
THAN FORECAST. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE FORECAST FOR THE LATEST
WATCHES AND WARNINGS.