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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
435 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

WAZ001-503-506-507-510-172330-
/O.NEW.KSEW.HW.A.0001.171018T1500Z-171019T0400Z/
San Juan County-Western Whatcom County-Western Skagit County-
Everett and Vicinity-Admiralty Inlet Area-
435 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a High Wind
Watch, which is in effect from Wednesday morning through
Wednesday evening.

* 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 of 40 to 50
  mph.

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

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

A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
wind event. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

WAZ516-517-172330-
/O.NEW.KSEW.HW.A.0001.171018T1300Z-171019T0300Z/
North Coast-Central Coast-
435 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a High Wind
Watch, which is in effect from Wednesday morning through
Wednesday evening.

* 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 of 40 to 50
  mph.

* 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 on 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...

A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
wind event. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

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