Wind Advisory

Last Updated: 11:49 AM. Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 PST

Until 06:00 AM. Sunday, Feb 18, 2018

WAZ503-506-180615- /O.CON.KSEW.WI.Y.0006.180218T0800Z-180219T0200Z/ Western Whatcom County-Western Skagit County- 1147 AM PST Sat Feb 17 2018 ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM PST SUNDAY... * WIND...Increasing from the north and northeast at 20 to 35 mph with local gusts to 55 mph late tonight and Sunday. * SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...Lynden, Ferndale, Bellingham, Lummi Island, and Anacortes. * TIMING...Winds are anticipated to peak from late Sunday morning through early Sunday afternoon. * IMPACTS...Winds this strong can topple small trees, snap tree limbs, and cause local power outages. The strong winds along with temperatures near or slightly above freezing will set the stage for wind chill temperatures in the teens and lower 20s. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph and/or gusts of 45 to 57 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. && $$

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Forecast by

Meteorologist Nick Allard