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Wind advisory issued by National Weather Service

The National Weather service reports high wind watch no longer in effect, but wind advisory issued to 4 p.m. Monday.

 

Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
215 PM PST SUN DEC 16 2012

WAZ505-507-508-170700-
/O.UPG.KSEW.HW.A.0009.121217T0800Z-121217T2000Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.WI.Y.0037.121217T0600Z-121218T0000Z/
EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-EVERETT AND VICINITY-
SEATTLE/BREMERTON AREA-
215 PM PST SUN DEC 16 2012

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM PST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM PST
MONDAY. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...SEATTLE...EVERETT...BELLEVUE...AND
  BREMERTON.

* TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR LATE TONIGHT AND MONDAY
  MORNING.

* WIND...WINDS WILL RAPIDLY RISE LATE TONIGHT FROM THE SOUTHWEST
  AT 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH. THE STRONG WINDS WILL
  CONTINUE AT TIMES MONDAY MORNING...THEN EASE MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* 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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