Wind Advisory

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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
EVENING…

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a Wind
Advisory…which is in effect from 1 PM until 7 PM PST this
evening.

* 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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.

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