Lower Chehalis Valley Area

 High Wind Warning  Statement as of 12:09 PM PDT on October 25, 2014


... High Wind Warning in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 11 PM
PDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a High Wind
Warning... which is in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 11 PM
PDT this evening. The Wind Advisory is no longer in effect.

* Some affected locations... Westport... Aberdeen... Hoquiam...
Forks... Montesano.

* Timing... strongest westerly winds will occur this evening
behind a low pressure system.

* Wind... south 15 to 25 mph this afternoon... switching to west or
northwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts 60 mph late this afternoon and
continuing into the evening.

* Impacts... winds this strong can snap tree branches... topple
trees... and cause power outages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means that a hazardous wind event is imminent
or occurring.







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