BOISE, Idaho — A high wind watch has been put in place for multiple counties in Idaho, including Ada. The effect will be in place from Monday afternoon through Monday evening.
Northwest winds are in the forecast with gusts ranging from 30 to 50 miles per hour.
Portions of northeast and southeast Oregon, southcentral and southwest Idaho should be prepared for high winds. Areas near Mountain Home could see higher winds than other areas.
Ada, Bannock, Blaine, Camas, Canyon, Cassia, Elmore, Gem, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka, Owyhee, Payette, Twin Falls and Washington counties in Idaho may be affected by the high winds. Malheur County in Oregon should also be advised.
Damaging winds and power outages are possible. Those with plans to travel for the Labor Day weekend should be advised that travel may be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Blowing dust may reduce visibility and create additional travel hazards.
Loose and shelter objects should be fastened in a safe location prior to the onset of winds.
Updates on the wind advisory can be found on KTVB.COM Weather Alerts.
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