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Heavy Rains & Gusty Winds Tonight

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METEOROLOGIST MARISA WOLOSZYN’S FORECAST DISCUSSION:

Clouds increased Tuesday ahead of the approaching storm. This storm is packing a good punch with heavy rains and gusty winds. Rain will be heaviest along the coast with 2-5 inches expected through Wednesday night. Other areas will pick up around 1-3 inches of rain.

This storm will also bring windy weather. A High Wind Warning is in effect for the coast form 7 p.m. Tuesday through 4 a.m. Wednesday. Winds will be out of the south 40-50 mph with gusts near 60 mph; headlands could see winds around 90 mph. A High Wind Warning is also in effect for the Klamath Basin from 1-7 a.m. Wednesday. Winds will be out of the southwest 40-50 mph with gust near 70 mph. A Wind Advisory is also in effect for parts of Siskiyou County. Winds will be 35-50 mph near Weed, CA. Breezy conditions can be expected across the rest of the area with winds 10-25 mph.

We’ll have a short break Thursday morning before another storm moves in that night, bringing another round of heavy rain and gusty winds. River levels will be bankfull by Thursday’s storm. Small stream and creek flooding can be expected by Friday. (No flood advisories or warnings have been issued).

Another storm will move in this weekend, followed by another Monday, bringing more heavy rainfall. Snowlines will remain around 7,000 feet through Monday.

Have a wonderful wet and windy Wednesday!
– Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn

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