High Wind Warning

posted Feb 27, 2012, 7:20 PM by smike@guemesfire.org
306 PM PST MON FEB 27 2012

...A WEATHER SYSTEM ARRIVING TUESDAY WILL BRING GUSTY WINDS TO THE COAST AND NORTHWEST INTERIOR TUESDAY...

WAZ001-503-506-510-516-517-281330-
/O.NEW.KSEW.WI.Y.0017.120228T1500Z-120229T0600Z/
SAN JUAN COUNTY-WESTERN WHATCOM COUNTY-WESTERN SKAGIT COUNTY-
ADMIRALTY INLET AREA-NORTH COAST-CENTRAL COAST-
306 PM PST MON FEB 27 2012

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 10 PM PST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 10 PM PST TUESDAY.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...HOQUIAM...FORKS...BELLINGHAM...HARBOR...OAK HARBOR...PORT TOWNSEND.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
 TUESDAY EVENING...THEN TAPER OVERNIGHT.

* WIND...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH ARE
 POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...SMALL TREES AND BRANCHES MAY FALL CAUSING LOCAL
 POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH OR
GUSTS OF 45 TO 57 MPH ARE LIKELY.
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