The models are all coming into agreement that we will get brushed by a very unusual spring wind storm. Cliff seems very confident about this one....
And.... This from Scott Sistek on Twitter:
And.... This from Morgan Palmer on Twitter:
And.... The NWS has just issued a High Wind Watch.....
San Juan County-Western Whatcom County-Western Skagit County-
Everett and Vicinity-Tacoma Area-Admiralty Inlet Area-
Hood Canal Area-Bellevue and Vicinity-Seattle and Vicinity-
Bremerton and Vicinity-
1105 AM PDT Thu Apr 6 2017
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a High Wind Watch, which is in effect from late Friday morning through early Friday evening.
* WIND...Possible south wind 20 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.
* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...Tacoma...Seattle...Everett...Port Townsend...Whidbey Island...The San Juan Islands...and Bellingham.
* TIMING...Strongest winds are most likely Friday afternoon.
* IMPACTS...Winds of this strength can break branches off of trees...topple weakened trees and produce power outages.
A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph...or gusts of 58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.
Steve Pool just posted this graphic on Twitter....