From Pierce County Alert:
The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a High Wind Warning, which is in effect until 9 PM PST this evening.
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.
- Wind South 25 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 or 65 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: Late this morning through early this evening.
- Impacts: Falling trees and limbs, power outages, and minor
damage to structures.
For more information or to receive weather alerts visit: www.weather.gov/seattle
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