WeatherWatcher: NWS (National Weather Service of Seattle) has issued a Wind Advisory

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Monday November 21st, 2011 at 4:54 PM 

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a wind advisory for the area that includes Shoreline and Lake Forest Park. The wind advisory is in effect from 7 PM Monday evening to 12 PM (Noon) Tuesday.
  • Wind: South wind 20 to 30 MPH with gusts to 50 MPH.
  • Timing: This evening through Noon Tuesday. Winds are expected to peak from 1:00 AM tonight to 9:00 AM Tuesday morning.
  • Impacts: Winds tonight through Tuesday morning could topple small trees or cause local power outages.

A wind advisory is issued when sustained winds of 30 to 39 MPH or gusts of 45 to 57 MPH are likely. Winds this strong can snap small tree branches, topple small or shallow rooted trees and cause local power outages.



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