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.
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.