By Rod Hill on 2020-09-07
Greater Portland Metro Area-Greater Vancouver Area- Including the cities of Hillsboro, Portland, Wilsonville, Oregon City, Gresham, Troutdale, Vancouver, Battle Ground, Ridgefield, Washougal, Yacolt, and Amboy 423 AM PDT Mon Sep 7 2020 ...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 PM PDT TUESDAY... * WHAT...East winds 15 to 30 mph with widespread gusts of 40 to 55 mph are expected. Locally stronger winds with gusts of 60 to 65 mph are possible across the West Hills and areas east of the Portland and Vancouver Airports. * WHERE...Greater Portland and Vancouver metro area. * WHEN...From 5 PM Monday to 1 PM PDT Tuesday. * IMPACTS...Tree limbs and even whole trees will be susceptible to being blown down. Be prepared for power outages. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles along Interstate 205.
* FIRE CONCERNS...Conditions will be favorable for rapid fire spread. Use extreme caution with potential ignition sources.