Power outages, as of 7 p.m.
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A wind advisory was in effect for all of Western Washington Thursday, including the Puget Sound region from Everett to Tacoma through 4 p.m. with sustained winds of 20 to 35 mph with gusts of more than 45 mph.
The highest winds have been in the North Sound and at the coast. At 3:53 a.m. Thursday, there was a gust of 67 mph in Bellingham.
Winds are still strong in the north end. Blowing down trees into power lines and blowing over trailers... pic.twitter.com/1ouBD5Uro8— Sgt. Mark Francis (@wspd7pio) March 10, 2016
"I've seen wind gusts in the 50 to almost 70 mph range from the coast to Bellingham. The rest of the area will see wind advisory conditions Thursday morning and lasting though 4 p.m. from the Canadian border to Tacoma and Shelton," said meteorologist Nick Allard.
Down tree caused 2 house fires on opposite sides of 36th ave, 1 fire is out, PSE on scene now to shut off gas pic.twitter.com/92QCouKU6F— lynnwoodfire (@lynnwoodfire) March 10, 2016
Crew members from Coast Guard Station Bellingham rescued three men after their 57-foot fishing vessel washed onto the rocks in Squalicum Harbor Thursday morning.
Crew members were able to get all three men safely aboard the response boats. Click here for details.
Windy weather reportedly grounded a vessel in Bellingham Bay.
The Hood Canal Bridge closed again due to high winds. It reopened around 10 a.m.
Fierce winds temp close SR 104 Hood Canal Bridge to all vehicle traffic. Will reopen as soon as conditions change. pic.twitter.com/ZnoX0Gdlko— WSDOT Tacoma Traffic (@wsdot_tacoma) March 10, 2016
Kitsap Co. and Washington islands
Kitsap County Administration Building and Courthouse are closed because of a power outage. Also several roads are closed. Here's the newest:
- NW Maple Ln, Seabeck off Scenic Beach Rd NW
- Stavis Bay Road NE at Bluestar Lane NW
- Scenic Drive NE, Poulsbo at north intersection with Hwy 3
- Brownsville Highway NE is closed due to water over the road near the Central Kitsap Treatment Plant. Traffic is being detoured using S. Keyport Road NE.
Wind and rain caused power outages for all of Bainbridge Island. The school district is out for the day because of outages.
You can follow road closures for Bainbridge with the fire department Twitter here.
Trees are down on the 2 transmission lines leading onto #Bainbridge, knocking them out of service. Crews are working on clearing them.— Puget Sound Energy (@PSETalk) March 10, 2016
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