High wind warning issued for Saturday night 10/25/14

The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning for Pierce County starting this evening. Monitor local news for the most up to date information.

http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sew&wwa=high wind warning

…HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 AM PDT
SUNDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 AM PDT
SUNDAY. THE WIND ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS…SEATTLE…BREMERTON…BELLEVUE…
TACOMA…OLYMPIA.

* TIMING…STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL OCCUR THIS EVENING BEHIND
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM.

* WIND…SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH LATE THIS AFTERNOON…BECOMING
SOUTHWEST AND INCREASING TO 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60
MPH.

* IMPACTS…WINDS THIS STRONG CAN SNAP TREE BRANCHES…TOPPLE
TREES…AND CAUSE POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS THAT A HAZARDOUS WIND EVENT IS IMMINENT
OR OCCURRING.

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