Posted November 13, 2017 at 2:56:00 PM PST
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS
* WIND...South 25 to 40 mph with gusts TO 60 mph.
* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...The I-5 metro corridor from Lewis
county north to Snohomish county. Includes the greater Seattle
area, Bellevue, Tacoma, Bremerton, and Olympia.
* TIMING...strong winds will affect the area through early this
* IMPACTS...Falling trees and limbs, power outages, and minor
damage to structures.
High winds can topple trees onto roads, vehicles, and rooftops.
Falling trees or large branches have been known to cause
fatalities during windstorms. Downed power lines can cause power
outages lasting a couple of hours or longer. Secure loose
outdoor objects or light-weight furniture before the potentially
damaging winds arrive.