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Wind advisory issued for West End

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the West End.

 

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
346 AM PDT MON SEP 26 2011

.A STRONG FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS WESTERN WASHINGTON
TODAY...BRINGING VERY WINDY CONDITIONS TO THE COAST...WESTERN
STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA...AND THE NORTH INTERIOR.

WAZ515>517-270000-
/O.CON.KSEW.WI.Y.0014.110926T1300Z-110927T0300Z/
WESTERN STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-NORTH COAST-CENTRAL COAST-
346 AM PDT MON SEP 26 2011

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...WINDS WILL PEAK THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON...THEN
DECREASE IN THE EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TREE BRANCHES MAY BE KNOCKED DOWN AND WEAKENED TREES
MAY FALL DURING THIS WIND EVENT. DOWNED POWER LINES AND LOCAL
POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

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...DOWN
POWER LINES AND CAUSE LOCAL POWER OUTAGES.

 

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