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National Weather Service wind advisory

The National Weather Service released a wind advisory fro 11 p.m. to noon tomorrow.

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH OR

GUSTS OF 45 TO 57 MPH ARE LIKELY.

7-DAY FORECAST

  • This AfternoonRain likely, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 46. South southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • TonightRain. Low around 37. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
  • MondayShowers. High near 44. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
  • Monday NightA chance of rain showers before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Snow level 1900 feet lowering to 1200 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. South wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
  • TuesdayMostly cloudy, with a high near 46. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
  • Tuesday NightRain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • WednesdayShowers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Wednesday NightA chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
  • ThursdayRain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 48.
  • Thursday NightRain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 40.
  • FridayMostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
  • Friday NightMostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
  • SaturdayPartly sunny, with a high near 58.


Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA

1050 AM PST SUN FEB 24 2013

 

.A VIGOROUS FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL BRING WINDY CONDITIONS TO THE

COAST AND NORTH INTERIOR OF WASHINGTON THIS AFTERNOON AND

TONIGHT. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL SPREAD ACROSS ALL OF THE WESTERN

WASHINGTON LOWLANDS ALONG AND BEHIND THE FRONT LATE TONIGHT THROUGH

MONDAY MORNING.

 

WAZ504-505-507>509-511-512-514-515-250300-

/O.EXB.KSEW.WI.Y.0004.130225T0700Z-130225T2000Z/

SOUTHWEST INTERIOR-EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-EVERETT AND VICINITY-

SEATTLE/BREMERTON AREA-TACOMA AREA-HOOD CANAL AREA-

LOWER CHEHALIS VALLEY AREA-EASTERN STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-

WESTERN STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-

1050 AM PST SUN FEB 24 2013

 

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON PST

MONDAY...

 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WIND

ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON PST

MONDAY.

 

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...SEATTLE...EVERETT...TACOMA...OLYMPIA...

SHELTON...AND PORT ANGELES.

 

* TIMING...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE WITH A FRONT

THAT MOVES ACROSS THE AREA LATE THIS EVENING. WINDS WILL SHIFT

TO WESTERLY AROUND THE STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA AND IN THE SOUTH

INTERIOR BEHIND THE FRONT MONDAY MORNING. STRONGEST WINDS WILL

BE LATE TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING.

 

* WIND...SOUTHWEST WINDS RISING TO 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50

MPH LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO

WESTERLY AROUND THE STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

 

* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN BREAK SMALL TREE BRANCHES AND

CAUSE LOCAL 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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