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High Wind Warning issued for Klickitat County-UPDATED

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Monday, Nov. 16, 4:50p.m.:

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a High Wind Warning for Klickitat County from 10 p.m. tonight (Nov. 16) through 4 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18.

The NWS warning states a strong Pacific storm will move through British Columbia during this period. But pressure gradients will be very tight across southeast Washington and portions of northwest and central Oregon. These pressure gradients will combine with strong winds aloft and cause high surface winds and gusts. Winds will be 30 to 45 mph with gusts up to 60.

Winds over the higher elevations will gradually increase through tonight, while winds at lower elevations will increase through Tuesday. Meanwhile str...

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