Wind advisory issued here until 8pm

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Western Washington, including Seattle

..WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...SEATTLE...BREMERTON...TACOMA...OLYMPIA...CHEHALIS...ELMA.

* TIMING...THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL LIKELY BE IN THE LATE MORNING OR AFTERNOON.

* WIND...SOUTH 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 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.

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