Western Whatcom County

 High Wind Warning  Statement as of 2:21 am PDT on October 22, 2014


... High Wind Warning in effect until 9 am PDT this morning...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a High Wind
Warning... which is in effect until 9 am PDT this morning. The
Wind Advisory is no longer in effect.

* Some affected locations... Bellingham... Ferndale... San Juan
Islands.

* Timing... high winds will peak early this morning.

* Wind... south 25 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Impacts... winds this strong can snap small tree branches...
topple small or shallow rooted trees... and cause local power
outages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means that a hazardous wind event is imminent
or occurring.







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