URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Pendleton OR 423 AM PST Thu Jan 11 2018 ...VERY WINDY ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON AND CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRAL OREGON TODAY AND TONIGHT... .A vigorous low pressure system will track east of the Cascades today. Strong winds aloft will occasionally mix down to the surface...resulting in gusty winds throughout south central Washington and central, north central, and northeast Oregon. ORZ511-112300- /O.CON.KPDT.WI.Y.0001.180111T1800Z-180112T0600Z/ Central Oregon- including the cities of Bend, Madras, Prineville, and Redmond 423 AM PST Thu Jan 11 2018 ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 10 PM PST THIS EVENING... * WINDS...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. * TIMING...Strongest winds will occur between 10 AM to 8 PM. * IMPACTS...Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power lines. Scattered power outages are expected. 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.