Kittitas Valley-Yakima Valley-Simcoe Highlands-
including the cities of Ellensburg, Thorp, Naches, Sunnyside,
Toppenish, Yakima, Goldendale, and Bickleton
1104 AM PST Sat Jan 27 2018
…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS
The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a Wind
Advisory…which is in effect from 1 PM until 7 PM PST this
* WINDS…Sustained west 20 to 30 mph. Wind gusts 35 to 50 mph.
Across the Simcoe Highlands…west winds 25 to 40 mph with wind
gusts up to 55 mph is expected.
* TIMING…Winds will increase by 1 PM and remain windy through
the afternoon and early evening hours.
* IMPACTS…Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines.
Widespread power outages is possible. Travel will be difficult,
especially for high profile vehicles.
A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult…especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.