General Weather Information
To find hazard-specific information and the steps you can take to prepare and respond when they threaten, go to the following web sites:
Each fall and winter season, several Pacific low pressure systems impact the Pacific Northwest, producing strong winds to 60 mph, and causing some power outages and property damage. About once every decade, storms with powerful winds of 70 mph or more pound the region, producing widespread power outages and significant property damage.
NWS Past Windstorms
Oregon Department of Forestry Hazardous Trees Brochures
Winter Driving Tips
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