Western Whatcom County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Wind Advisory
Statement as of 9:27 AM PDT on October 21, 2014

...Wind Advisory remains in effect from 8 PM this evening to 11 am PDT Wednesday...

* some affected locations...Bellingham...Mount Vernon...Naval Air Station whidbey...Port Townsend...San Juan Islands.

* Timing...winds will increase this evening and peak overnight.

* Wind...south winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 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 Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph and/or gusts of 45 to 57 mph are likely.