Storm Tracker: High winds on tap for Tuesday

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST -- A Wind Advisory is in effect for the eastern slopes of the Oregon Cascades, the Kittitas & Yakima Valleys, the Lower Columbia Basin, the Blue Mountain Foothills, and the Simcoe Highlands in south-central Washington.

A weather system that moved through the region last night will continue to generate widespread gusty winds over most of eastern Washington and eastern Oregon Tuesday.

West winds of 25 - 35 mph gusting to 45 mph can be expected in many areas.