High Winds Sunday, March 13 afternoon

 PIERCE COUNTY WA — First, you will set your clocks forward, then in the afternoon, make sure you do not get clocked by a flying branch or object in the wind.

Wind events such as this will also kick into effect the comprehensive portion of your auto insurance, in case your car gets hit by a flying object or a shopping cart pushed by the wind.

Here is the report:

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a high wind warning, which is in effect from noon to 11 pm PDT Sunday , March 13.

Southeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph are possible early in the afternoon. Winds will shift to South to Southwest and rise, with the strongest winds reaching 30 to 45 mph with gusts to around 70 mph in the late afternoon and early evening.

Winds will gradually diminish through late evening. Widespread power outages and downed trees are likely.  Some damage to buildings is possible.

Remember that falling trees and tree limbs can cause serious injury or death. Monitor your local news or NOAA weather radio for further information or go to http://www.weather.gov




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