High Winds, Jan. 11 Weather Alert NWS. …HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM PST THURSDAY… The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a High Wind Warning…which is in effect from 4 AM to 4 PM PST Thursday. * Winds…South 40 to 50 mph with gusts to 65 mph. * Timing…Winds will increase very early Thursday morning, peak around noon, then diminish Thursday afternoon. * Locations include…The capes, Port Orford, Humbug Mountain, and other exposed areas will experience the strongest winds. * Impacts…Steering will become more difficult due to crosswinds and wind gusts, especially for high profile vehicles. Loose items will be blown about. High profile vehicles should consider delaying travel in the high wind warning area during the valid time period. * View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD Precautionary/preparedness actions… 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. Travel will be impacted, especially for high profile vehicles.