More Wind...More Rain...

posted Feb 19, 2014, 8:46 AM by smike@guemesfire.org   [ updated Feb 19, 2014, 8:48 AM ]
325 AM PST WED FEB 19 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM PST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM PST THURSDAY.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...THE NORTH INTERIOR OF WESTERN WASHINGTON INCLUDING WESTERN WHATCOM COUNTY...WESTERN SKAGIT COUNTY...WHIDBEY ISLAND...THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS.

* TIMING...THE PERIOD OF STRONGEST WINDS WILL PROBABLY OCCUR LATE THIS EVENING.

* WIND...SOUTH 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...WINDS COULD SNAP SMALL TREE BRANCHES...TOPPLE SMALL  OR SHALLOW ROOTED TREES...AND CAUSE LOCAL POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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