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High Wind Warning in effect through 9PM this evening!

Issuing Office: Seattle/Tacoma
Source: National.Weather.Service

7:47am PST, Mon Nov 13

… HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS EVENING…
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS EVENING.
* WIND… SOUTH 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 OR 65 MPH.
* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS… THE I-5 METRO CORRIDOR FROM LEWIS COUNTY NORTH TO SNOHOMISH COUNTY. INCLUDES THE GREATER SEATTLE AREA, BELLEVUE, TACOMA, BREMERTON, AND OLYMPIA.
* TIMING… LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.
* IMPACTS… FALLING TREES AND LIMBS, POWER OUTAGES, AND MINOR DAMAGE TO STRUCTURES. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… HIGH WINDS CAN TOPPLE TREES ONTO ROADS, VEHICLES, AND ROOFTOPS. FALLING TREES OR LARGE BRANCHES HAVE BEEN KNOWN TO CAUSE FATALITIES DURING WINDSTORMS. DOWNED POWER LINES CAN CAUSE POWER OUTAGES LASTING A COUPLE OF HOURS OR LONGER. SECURE LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS OR LIGHT-WEIGHT FURNITURE BEFORE THE POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS ARRIVE.
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Posted by Steve on November 13, 2017 at 7:55 am | Permalink

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