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National Weather Service releases wind advisory in Central Kitsap

The National Weather Service has released a wind advisory for gusts up to 45 mph in the Central Kitsap region.

Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA

958 AM PDT MON OCT 15 2012

 

...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

 

.A RAPIDLY MOVING FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH WESTERN

WASHINGTON TONIGHT. SOUTHERLY WINDS AHEAD OF THE FRONT WILL

INCREASE OVER THE COAST AND NORTHWEST INTERIOR TO 20 TO 30 MPH

WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH BEGINNING THIS AFTERNOON. THE WINDS WILL

CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING HOURS. OVER THE REST OF THE INTERIOR

WINDS WILL INCREASE AFTER THE FRONT PASSES THIS EVENING AND LAST

THROUGH THE NIGHT. WINDS WILL BE IN THE 20 TO 30 MPH RANGE WITH

GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

 

WAZ504-505-507>509-511-512-514-515-152330-

/O.EXB.KSEW.WI.Y.0027.121016T0000Z-121016T1200Z/

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-

958 AM PDT MON OCT 15 2012

 

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM PDT

TUESDAY...

 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WIND

ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM

PDT TUESDAY.

 

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

OLYMPIA...TACOMA...CHEHALIS...PORT ANGELES.

 

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING.

 

* WIND...SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS

TO 45 MPH LATE THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO THE LATE

NIGHT HOURS.

 

* IMPACTS...STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL PRUNE DEAD BRANCHES FROM

TREES. FALLING BRANCHES MAY RESULT IN LOCAL POWER OUTAGES AT

TIMES. SOME WEAKENED TREES COULD FALL IN THE WIND. MOST TREES

STILL HAVE SOME OR ALL OF THEIR LEAVES...WHICH WILL HEIGHTEN THE

IMPACT OF THE WIND ON THE TREES.

 

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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