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Winter is not over yet. Snow, hail and cold temperatures swept across the Plateau Sunday, March 11, at about 5:30 p.m.

The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory through 1 p.m. Monday for the Plateau area. Winds are predicted to to be about 30 mph with gust to 50.

 

Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
254 PM PDT SUN MAR 11 2012

WAZ505-120615-
/O.UPG.KSEW.HW.A.0004.120312T0800Z-120312T1900Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.WI.Y.0018.120312T0800Z-120312T2000Z/
EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-
254 PM PDT SUN MAR 11 2012

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 1 PM PDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 1 PM PDT MONDAY. THE
HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...NORTH BEND...ISSAQUAH...BUCKLEY...
  AND ENUMCLAW.

* TIMING...A STRONG FRONT WILL MAKE LANDFALL LATE TONIGHT AND
  MONDAY MORNING. STRONG EASTERLY PRESSURE GRADIENTS AHEAD OF THE
  FRONT WILL AFFECT THE NORMALLY WINDY AREAS AROUND ENUMCLAW AND
  BUCKLEY AS WELL AS THE APPROACHES TO THE PASSES SUCH AS BETWEEN
  GOLD BAR AND INDEX ON HIGHWAY 2 AND BETWEEN FALL CITY AND AND
  NORTH BEND ON INTERSTATE 90.

* WIND...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO
  50 MPH ARE LIKELY LATE TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS CAN TOPPLE TREES AND CAUSE 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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