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High winds to continue through day

Posted: Monday, Nov 19th, 2012




As of 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, high wind warnings from the valley to the coast have tapered off, but warnings are still in effect in some areas.

The National Weather Service has canceled warnings for Portland and the south Washington coast.

A cold front is moving south and east into the state while gusty southwest winds will continue this afternoon.

Lincoln City, Newport, Cape Foulweather, Yachats and Florence are still under high wind warnings until 8 p.m. tonight.

Coastal communities can expect winds 35 to 45 mphs with gusts to 70 mph.

Winds for beaches and headlands could gust to 90 mph.

A high wind warning means a hazardous high wind 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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