Wind Advisory

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Kittitas Valley-
including the cities of Ellensburg and Thorp
143 PM PDT Wed May 17 2017

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING…

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a Wind
Advisory…which is in effect until 9 PM PDT this evening.

* WINDS…Northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Locally
higher gusts to near 55 mph will be possible.

* TIMING…Winds will peak late this afternoon before gradually
diminishing toward and just after sunset.

* IMPACTS…Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult…especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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