Wild Winds Continue Into Workweek

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8 Jan 2019 9:40 AM
It was a wild weekend of winds across the west, and we will continue to see gusty conditions into the middle of the workweek. https://twitter.com/i/status/1082475197112803328 High winds resulted in downed trees and power lines, and left many customers without power across the northwest region. https://www.facebook.com/WeatherNation/videos/286470265405388/ Wind Advisories and High Wind Warnings remain in place for parts of California, Oregon, Southeast, and across the North Central region the next couple of days. A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be 31 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 46 and 57 mph. 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. https://twitter.com/i/status/1082344195740684289 Here are some safety tips to keep in mind if you are in an advisory, and how to prepare before the winds start to howl. https://www.facebook.com/WeatherNation/videos/216033405971149/   For WeatherNation, I'm Meteorologist Meredith Garofalo    
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