ADVISORY: Another Round Of Wind Is On Its Way…

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The National Weather Service issued a “Wind Advisory” early Wednesday morning, so again, be sure to double-tie down your blue (and other colored) tarps Burien, as sustained winds of 20-30mph may be coming.

Here’s the advisory in all its weatherspeak glory:

… Wind Advisory in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 1 am PST Thursday…

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Wind Advisory… which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 1 am PST Thursday.

Southerly winds will increase today… peaking late this afternoon through the evening hours. Sustained winds of 20 to 30 mph are expected with gusts to 40 to 50 mph… mainly this evening. The strongest winds are expected to occur over the north Hood Canal across to western Snohomish County… the entrances to the Strait and over the lower Chehalis valley.

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. Winds this strong can snap small tree branches… topple small or shallow-rooted trees… and cause local power outages.

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