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Wind advisory in effect for Monday afternoon and early Tuesday

ALERT 1 - Wind Advisory

A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5:00AM PDT TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16

Event Start: Monday, October 15, 2012 5:00 PM PDT

Event End: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 5:00 AM PDT

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WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM PDT TUESDAY
UNTIL 4:30PM PDT

Urgent - Weather Message
National Weather Service Seattle WA
958 AM PDT Mon Oct 15 2012

Southwest Interior-East Puget Sound Lowlands-Everett And Vicinity-
Seattle/Bremerton Area-Tacoma Area-Hood Canal Area-
Lower Chehalis Valley Area-Eastern Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
Western Strait Of Juan De Fuca-

...Wind Advisory In Effect From 5 PM This Afternoon To 5 AM Pdt
Tuesday...

The National Weather Service In Seattle Has Issued A Wind
Advisory...Which Is In Effect From 5 PM This Afternoon To 5 Am
Pdt Tuesday. 

• Some Affected Locations...Seattle...Everett...Bremerton...
Olympia...Tacoma...Chehalis...Port Angeles.

• Timing...This Afternoon Through This Evening.

• Wind...Southwest Winds Will Increase To 20 To 30 Mph With Gusts
To 45 Mph Late This Afternoon. Winds Will Continue Into The Late
Night Hours.

• Impacts...Strong Southerly Winds Will Prune Dead Branches From
Trees. Falling Branches May Result In Local Power Outages At
Times. Some Weakened Trees Could Fall In The Wind. Most Trees
Still Have Some Or All Of Their Leaves...Which Will Heighten The
Impact Of The Wind On The Trees.

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions...

A Wind Advisory Is Issued When Sustained Winds Of 30 To 39 Mph Or
Gusts Of 45 To 57 Mph Are Likely.
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