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National Weather Service wind advisory

The National Weather Service is forecasting rain and gusting wind for the area.

Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
1006 AM PDT WED MAR 20 2013

PZZ134-135-WAZ503-505>511-201900-
ADMIRALTY INLET-PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-WESTERN WHATCOM COUNTY-
EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-WESTERN SKAGIT COUNTY-EVERETT AND VICINITY-
SEATTLE/BREMERTON AREA-TACOMA AREA-ADMIRALTY INLET AREA-
HOOD CANAL AREA-
1006 AM PDT WED MAR 20 2013

.NOW...
THE FRONT RESPONSIBLE FOR WIDESPREAD RAINFALL THIS MORNING HAS
PASSED WITH STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED IN ITS WAKE. SUSTAINED
WIND SPEEDS UP TO 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH WIND GUSTS UP TO 40
MPH...WITH SOME LOCATIONS POSSIBLY SEEING WIND GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.
SKIES WILL CLEAR WITH SHOWERS BECOMING MORE SCATTERED...WITH
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE. LOCATIONS THAT DO SEE RAINFALL
WILL SEE AROUND A TENTH OF AN INCH OF RAINFALL THROUGH NOON TODAY.
LOCATIONS THAT SEE THUNDERSTORMS MAY ALSO EXPERIENCE SMALL HAIL IN
ADDITION TO GUSTY WINDS.

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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
355 AM PDT WED MAR 20 2013

...A STRONG PACIFIC FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL WILL BRING WINDY
CONDITIONS TO WESTERN WASHINGTON THROUGH THIS EVENING...

WAZ504-505-507>509-511-512-202330-
/O.CON.KSEW.WI.Y.0006.130320T1600Z-130321T0600Z/
SOUTHWEST INTERIOR-EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-EVERETT AND VICINITY-
SEATTLE/BREMERTON AREA-TACOMA AREA-HOOD CANAL AREA-
LOWER CHEHALIS VALLEY AREA-
355 AM PDT WED MAR 20 2013

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...EVERETT...SEATTLE...BREMERTON...
  TACOMA...OLYMPIA...SHELTON...CHEHALIS.

* TIMING...STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND A COLD FRONT THAT
  MOVES ACROSS THE AREA THIS MORNING. WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST THIS AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING.

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

* 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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