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High Wind Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
357 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

WAZ504-507-509-556-558-559-291900-
/O.UPG.KSEW.WI.Y.0005.150829T1800Z-150830T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.HW.W.0002.150829T1500Z-150830T0100Z/
SOUTHWEST INTERIOR-EVERETT AND VICINITY-TACOMA AREA-
BELLEVUE AND VICINITY-SEATTLE AND VICINITY-BREMERTON AND VICINITY-
357 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE PUGET SOUND REGION AND
SOUTHWEST INTERIOR FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM PDT
THIS EVENING. THE WIND ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...INCREASING FROM THE SOUTH AT 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF
  45 TO 50 MPH.

* SOME AFFECTED
  LOCATIONS...SEATTLE...EVERETT...TACOMA...BELLEVUE...AND OLYMPIA.

* TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE LIKELY TO OCCUR BETWEEN 10 AM
  AND 4 PM PDT.

* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG TYPICALLY OCCUR DURING THE FALL AND
  WINTER. THIS WIND EVENT COULD CREATE MORE PROBLEMS DUE TO TREES
  BEING UNDER STRESS BECAUSE OF DRY CONDITIONS AND DUE TO
  DECIDUOUS TREES STILL HAVING THEIR LEAVES. THESE FACTORS WILL
  INCREASE THE RISK DOWNED TREES AND BRANCHES. THERE COULD ALSO
  BE LOCAL POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING.

&&

$$



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