High Wind Advisory...

posted Nov 29, 2010, 10:37 AM by smike@guemesfire.org

946 AM PST MON NOV 29 2010...

A STRONG FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL BRING WINDY CONDITIONS TO THE NORTHWEST INTERIOR TONIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY.

...HIGH WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM PST TUESDAY FOR THE NORTH INTERIOR OF WESTERN WASHINGTON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY FOR THE NORTH INTERIOR OF WESTERN WASHINGTON...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM PST TUESDAY.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...BELLINGHAM...PORT TOWNSEND...WHIDBEY ISLAND...AND LUMMI ISLAND.

* WINDS.. SOUTHEAST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 55 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND REMAIN STRONG OVERNIGHT BEFORE EASING TUESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS CAN PRODUCE POWER OUTAGES AND RESULT IN DOWNED TREES.


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. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN SNAP SMALL TREE BRANCHES...TOPPLE SMALL OR SHALLOW-ROOTED TREES...AND CAUSE LOCAL POWER OUTAGES.


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