With the recent wind, rain, and saturated ground, residents should again prepare and take this time as an opportunity to take care of problems caused by the past storm before this one arrives.
A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts from the NWS at http://www.weather.gov/portland. This page brings up all advisories, watches, and warnings for the southwest Washington area.