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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
247 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

WAZ001-503-506-507-510-181200-
/O.UPG.KSEW.HW.A.0001.171018T1500Z-171019T0400Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.HW.W.0008.171018T1800Z-171019T0600Z/
San Juan County-Western Whatcom County-Western Skagit County-
Everett and Vicinity-Admiralty Inlet Area-
247 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT
WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM to 11 PM PDT Wednesday.
The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* WIND...Southeast and south winds will increase Wednesday morning
  and persist into early Wednesday evening. Sustained wind speeds
  of 20 to 35 mph are possible, with gusts to 50 mph.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...Everett, Port Townsend, Whidbey
  Island, Anacortes, the San Juan Islands, Bellingham.

* TIMING...Winds will increase late Wednesday morning, peak on
  Wednesday afternoon, then ease Wednesday evening.

* IMPACTS...Winds of this magnitude can cause tree damage and
  scattered power outages. This will be the first event of this
  magnitude this season. Such events commonly bring more impacts
  in terms of tree damage and power outages than the same wind
  later in the season.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Winds of this magnitude can cause tree damage and scattered power
outages. Large falling branches have been known to cause
fatalities during windstorms.

Secure loose outdoor objects or light-weight furniture before the
winds arrive.

&&

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WAZ516-517-181200-
/O.UPG.KSEW.HW.A.0001.171018T1300Z-171019T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.HW.W.0008.171018T1800Z-171019T0600Z/
North Coast-Central Coast-
247 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT
WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM to 11 PM PDT Wednesday.
The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* WIND...Southeast and south winds will increase Wednesday morning
  and persist into early Wednesday evening. Sustained wind speeds
  of 25 to 40 mph are possible, with gusts of 55.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...Westport, Ocean Shores, Hoquiam,
  Kalaloch, La Push, Forks, Neah Bay.

* TIMING...Winds will increase Wednesday morning, peak on
  Wednesday afternoon, then ease Wednesday evening.

* IMPACTS...Winds of this magnitude can cause tree damage and
  scattered power outages. This will be the first event of this
  magnitude this season. Such events commonly bring more impacts
  in terms of tree damage and power outages than the same wind
  later in the season.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

High winds of this magnitude can topple trees onto roads,
vehicles, and rooftops. Falling trees or large branches have been
known to cause fatalities during windstorms.

Secure loose outdoor objects or light-weight furniture before the
winds arrive.

&&

$$

WAZ509-511-556-558-559-181200-
/O.NEW.KSEW.WI.Y.0015.171018T1800Z-171019T0600Z/
Tacoma Area-Hood Canal Area-Bellevue and Vicinity-
Seattle and Vicinity-Bremerton and Vicinity-
247 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM to 11 PM PDT Wednesday.

* WIND...Southeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts 40 mph.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...Seattle, Bellevue, Tacoma, Bremerton.

* TIMING...Winds will increase early Wednesday afternoon and peak
  during the evening commute.

* IMPACTS...Winds of this magnitude can cause minor tree damage
  and local power outages. This will be the first event of this
  magnitude this season. Such events commonly bring more impacts
  in terms of tree damage and power outages than the same wind
  later in the season.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds up to 35 mph with gusts up to 55
mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra
caution.

&&

$$

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