« View county listHigh Wind Warning
Lower Garfield and Asotin Counties-Washington Palouse-
Upper Columbia Basin-
225 AM PST Sat Feb 17 2018
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 10 PM
PST THIS EVENING...
The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a High Wind
Warning...which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 10 PM PST
this evening. The Wind Advisory is no longer in effect.
* Winds...Southwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. Locally
gusts could approach 65 mph. The strongest winds will occur
south of I-90 in the Columbia Basin, southern Whitman county and
along Highway 12 in southeast Washington.
* Timing...Winds will begin to increase after 11 am Saturday but
will be the strongest from 1 pm to 8 pm. Winds should decrease
late Saturday evening.
* Impacts...The potential exists for downed trees and power
lines across the region causing power outages. Drivers will
also experience difficulty driving, especially high profile
* Locations...Pomeroy, Dodge, Mayview, Colton, Pullman, Colfax, La
Crosse, Oakesdale, Uniontown, Ritzville, Odessa, and Coulee
Take action to secure loose or lightweight outdoor objects. High
winds can topple trees, damage weakened roofs, and down
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.