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National Weather Service wind advisory | Gusts to 57 mph

Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
326 AM PDT SAT NOV 2 2013

WAZ504-505-508-509-512-022300-
/O.CON.KSEW.WI.Y.0013.131102T1500Z-131103T0300Z/
SOUTHWEST INTERIOR-EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-
SEATTLE/BREMERTON AREA-TACOMA AREA-LOWER CHEHALIS VALLEY AREA-
326 AM PDT SAT NOV 2 2013

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM
PDT THIS EVENING...

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...SEATTLE...BREMERTON...TACOMA...
  OLYMPIA...CHEHALIS...ELMA.

* TIMING...THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. THE STRONGEST
  WINDS WILL LIKELY BE IN THE LATE MORNING OR AFTERNOON.

* WIND...SOUTH 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH...BECOMING
  SOUTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN SNAP SMALL TREE BRANCHES...
  TOPPLE SMALL OR SHALLOW ROOTED TREES...AND CAUSE LOCAL POWER
  OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH
AND/OR GUSTS OF 45 TO 57 MPH ARE LIKELY.
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