Wind advisory for Plateau as stormy weekend continues

The National Weather Service released a wind advisory along with a flood watch for the region.

  • Sunday, September 29, 2013 1:16pm
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The National Weather Service released a wind advisory along with a flood watch for the region.

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA

407 AM PDT SUN SEP 29 2013

WAZ504-505-509-512-291915-

/O.NEW.KSEW.WI.Y.0011.130930T0100Z-130930T1200Z/

SOUTHWEST INTERIOR-EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-TACOMA AREA-

LOWER CHEHALIS VALLEY AREA-

407 AM PDT SUN SEP 29 2013

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHWEST INTERIOR...INCLUDING

THE TACOMA AREA...AND THE CASCADE FOOTHILLS FROM 6 PM THIS

EVENING TO 5 AM PDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WIND

ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM PDT

MONDAY.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...TACOMA...OLYMPIA...CENTRALIA...

MONTESANO...RENTON...AND BONNY LAKE.

* TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR THIS EVENING

OR WITH THE PASSAGE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT.

* WIND...INCREASING FROM THE SOUTH AT 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS AS

HIGH AS 55 MPH THIS EVENING.

* 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 OR

GUSTS OF 45 TO 57 MPH ARE LIKELY.

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