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Wind Advisory begins at 4 p.m. Saturday

Power lines near Forest Grove. File photo: Chas Hundley

The Portland branch of the National Weather Service issued a Wind Advisory that begins Saturday at 4 p.m. and extends through midnight the same day for the majority of the Willamette Valley and other areas of the Pacific Northwest.

According to the NWS, south winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph are expected, and could cause debris in roadways, power outages, and other hazards associated with high winds.

"Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects," the agency said . . .

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