National Weather Services issues High Wind Watch for Friday
The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch starting at 10am Friday morning through 7pm. They say gusts could reach 60mph in Seattle, Tacoma, and Bremerton.
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...
Southwest Interior-Tacoma Area-Hood Canal Area- Bellevue and Vicinity-Seattle and Vicinity-Bremerton and Vicinity- 308 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018 ...
HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
* WIND...South wind 30 to 40 mph with gusts 50 to 60 mph are possible.
* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...Seattle, Bellevue, Tacoma and Bremerton.
* TIMING...10 AM Friday morning through 7 PM Friday evening.
* IMPACTS...Snapped tree branches and downed trees along with local power outages.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of 58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.