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Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory

Statement as of 3:00 AM PDT on August 28, 2015

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on August 29, 2015


... Blowing dust advisory in effect from 9 am to 6 PM PDT
Saturday...
... Wind Advisory now in effect from 9 am to 6 PM PDT Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a blowing
dust advisory... which is in effect from 9 am to 6 PM PDT
Saturday.

* Visibilities... less than 1 mile at times. Locally less than one
half mile near freshly plowed fields.

* Winds... southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Timing... the very windy and dusty conditions are expected to
develop Saturday morning and persist into the early evening.

* Impacts... high profile vehicles traveling along Interstate
82... and Interstate 84 should be prepared for possible strong
cross winds. Motorists should be alert for rapidly changing
visibilities.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

A blowing dust advisory means that blowing dust will restrict
visibilities. Travelers are urged to use caution.






Special Statement, Air Quality Alert

Statement as of 11:47 AM PDT on August 27, 2015

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on August 28, 2015


... Cooler tmperatures and windy conditions expected for
Saturday...

A cool front is expected to track across the two state area this
weekend and also produce windy conditions on Saturday. West to
southwest winds ranging between 25 to 35 mph with gusts around 45
mph will create areas of blowing dust reducing visibility across
south central Washington and north central Oregon.

Motorists are advised to use caution when driving and stay tuned
to the internet and or local TV/radio for possible updates
regarding this event.


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1147 am PDT Thu Aug 27 2015

... Cooler tmperatures and windy conditions expected for
Saturday...

A cool front is expected to track across the two state area this
weekend and also produce windy conditions on Saturday. West to
southwest winds ranging between 25 to 35 mph with gusts around 45
mph will create areas of blowing dust reducing visibility across
south central Washington and north central Oregon.

Motorists are advised to use caution when driving and stay tuned
to the internet and or local TV/radio for possible updates
regarding this event.


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1113 am PDT Thu Aug 27 2015

... Air quality alert in effect until further notice...

Oregon department of environmental quality along with support from
the Washington state department of ecology has issued an air
quality alert... until further notice.

A smoke air quality alert has been issued. Wildfires burning in the
region combined with forecasted conditions will cause air quality to
reach unhealthy levels.

Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes... runny nose... aggravate
heart and lung diseases... and aggravate other serious health
problems. Limit outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it
is smoky. Please follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung
condition.

In addition a cold front will pass through the two state area
Saturday and create windy conditions. Although the air quality
may improve briefly... the windy conditions will also produce
areas of blowing dust that will continue to aggravate the
unhealthy air quality through the weekend.

For additional information... please visit the web site at
http://www.Oregon.Gov/deq or http://www.Ecy.WA.Gov/air.Html or
call 360-407-6000.


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1113 am PDT Thu Aug 27 2015

... Air quality alert in effect until further notice...

Oregon department of environmental quality along with support from
the Washington state department of ecology has issued an air
quality alert... until further notice.

A smoke air quality alert has been issued. Wildfires burning in the
region combined with forecasted conditions will cause air quality to
reach unhealthy levels.

Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes... runny nose... aggravate
heart and lung diseases... and aggravate other serious health
problems. Limit outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it
is smoky. Please follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung
condition.

In addition a cold front will pass through the two state area
Saturday and create windy conditions. Although the air quality
may improve briefly... the windy conditions will also produce
areas of blowing dust that will continue to aggravate the
unhealthy air quality through the weekend.

For additional information... please visit the web site at
http://www.Oregon.Gov/deq or http://www.Ecy.WA.Gov/air.Html or
call 360-407-6000.


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