VIDEO: Wild Winds Whip Walloping Waves Up At Burien’s Three Tree Point


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Courtesy our friend and neighbor Fred Feiertag comes this video shot around 4:15pm Thursday of the walloping windstorm and its effect on the waves at Burien’s Three Tree Point beach:

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A “High Wind Warning” is in effect until 8pm tonight, and here’s the latest alert from the National Weather Service:

Statement as of 3:05 PM PST on March 10, 2011

… High Wind Warning in effect until 8 PM PST this evening…

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a High Wind Warning which is in effect until 8 PM PST this evening. The Wind Advisory is no longer in effect.

* Some affected locations… Everett… Seattle… Tacoma… Olympia… North Bend… and Montesano.

* Winds… south winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts 60 mph until the early evening hours. Winds easing to 15 to 25 mph after 8 PM and to 10 to 15 mph after midnight.

* Impacts… winds this strong can cause some power outages as well as topple trees. The potential for downed trees is greater due to the saturated soils in the area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

A High Wind Warning means that a hazardous wind event is imminent or occurring. High winds can topple trees… down power lines… and destroy property.

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One Response to “VIDEO: Wild Winds Whip Walloping Waves Up At Burien’s Three Tree Point”
  1. Jack says:

    Really looking forward to 8 PM!

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