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Jefferson County WA Emergency Management
Tuesday October 17th, 2017 :: 02:51 p.m. PDT

Advisory

Wind Advisory until 11:00PM Wednesday

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY... The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM to 11 PM PDT Wednesday.

* WIND...Southeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts 40 mph.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...Seattle, Bellevue, Tacoma, Bremerton.

* TIMING...Winds will increase early Wednesday afternoon and peak during the evening commute.

* IMPACTS...Winds of this magnitude can cause minor tree damage and local power outages. This will be the first event of this magnitude this season. Such events commonly bring more impacts in terms of tree damage and power outages than the same wind later in the season.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BELLEVUE AND VICINITY ... BREMERTON AND VICINITY ... HOOD CANAL AREA ... SEATTLE AND VICINITY ... TACOMA AREA

Instructions:

A Wind Advisory means that winds up to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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Address/Location
Jefferson County WA Emergency Management
81 Elkins Rd
Jefferson County, WA 98339

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 360-385-9368

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Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Wind Advisory

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