... High Wind Warning in effect for the Puget Sound region and
southwest interior from 8 am this morning to 6 PM PDT this
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 The Wind Advisory is no longer in effect.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.
A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
300 PM PDT Thu Aug 27 2015
... Wet weather is on tap for western Washington...
... Blustery weather is likely Saturday...
It will be rainy across western Washington Friday and Saturday. One
front will move across the area slowly on Friday and then a stronger
frontal system will sweep through the area Saturday. People planning
outdoor activities Friday and Saturday should be prepared for wet
weather. Expect possible windy weather on saturday: gale warnings
are possible for the marine areas with wind advisories possible over
the land on Saturday.