[nfbwatlk] Fwd: High Wind Warning

Mike Freeman k7uij at panix.com
Fri Dec 17 20:04:37 UTC 2010

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> Date: December 17, 2010 10:53:03 PST
> To: k7uij at panix.com
> Subject: High Wind Warning

> With the very saturated ground around us, let's take notice of the
> National Weather Service Wind Warning:
> The National Weather Service in Seattle has Issued a High Wind
> Warning for the East Puget Sound Lowlands and the North Coast, Which
> is in effect from 6pm this Evening to Noon PST Saturday. The High
> Wind watch is No Longer in Effect.
> * Some Affected Locations for the East Puget Sound Lowlands
> include North Bend, Black Diamond, Covington, and Enumclaw.
> Some Affected Locations for the North Coast are the area at The
> West Entrance to the Strait of Juan De Fuca Including Neah Bay.
> * winds, Local East winds of 30 to 40 MPH with Gusts to 65 MPH
> are Likely.
> * Timing, tonight and Saturday Morning.
> * Impacts, Strong East winds Could Down Trees and Power Lines And
> Damage Some Structures. Wet Soil from Recent Heavy Rainfall
> Could Worsen Problems.
> 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.
> Easterly Pressure Gradients will Increase tonight and Peak
> around Daybreak Saturday As a Deepening Frontal System Moves Into
> The Offshore Waters. this Pattern Produces Locally High winds for The
> East Puget Sound Lowlands and at West Entrance to the Strait Of
> Juan De Fuca around Neah Bay.
> Expires 12/17/10 10:30 PM 
> County/Area East Puget Sound Lowlands, WA (latitude: 46.8014,
> longitude: -122.408
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