Nothing to be thankful for with weather this coming week [Updated with wind advisories]

The National Weather Service issued these statements for the North Olympic Peninsula and our region:

Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
301 PM PST SAT NOV 17 2012

.WINDY CONDITIONS COULD CAUSE LOCAL MINOR DAMAGE ALONG THE COAST
THIS EVENING. A MORE VIGOROUS FRONTAL SYSTEM COULD PRODUCE HIGH
WINDS AT THE COAST AND IN THE NORTH INTERIOR OF WESTERN WASHINGTON
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

WAZ516-517-181230-
/O.NEW.KSEW.WI.Y.0028.121117T2301Z-121118T0800Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.HW.A.0007.121118T2000Z-121119T0800Z/
NORTH COAST-CENTRAL COAST-
301 PM PST SAT NOV 17 2012

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT. A HIGH
WIND WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS HIGH WIND WATCH IS IN
EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...EXPOSED SPOTS NEAREST THE COASTLINE
WILL LIKELY HAVE THE STRONGEST WINDS.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING TO 20 TO 35 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 50 MPH...THEN EASE OVERNIGHT. WINDS WILL INCREASE AGAIN
SUNDAY AND COULD REACH 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* WIND...LOCAL SOUTHERLY SUSTAINED WINDS OF 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
60 MPH ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* IMPACTS...STORM WINDS COULD SEND BRANCHES FLYING AND FELL SMALL
WEAK TREES...WHICH CAN CAUSE PERSONAL INJURY. LOCAL POWER
OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH OR
GUSTS OF 45 TO 57 MPH ARE LIKELY.

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A DAMAGING
WIND EVENT.

High Wind Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
301 PM PST SAT NOV 17 2012

.WINDY CONDITIONS COULD CAUSE LOCAL MINOR DAMAGE ALONG THE COAST
THIS EVENING. A MORE VIGOROUS FRONTAL SYSTEM COULD PRODUCE HIGH
WINDS AT THE COAST AND IN THE NORTH INTERIOR OF WESTERN WASHINGTON
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

WAZ516-517-181230-
/O.NEW.KSEW.WI.Y.0028.121117T2301Z-121118T0800Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.HW.A.0007.121118T2000Z-121119T0800Z/
NORTH COAST-CENTRAL COAST-
301 PM PST SAT NOV 17 2012

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT. A HIGH
WIND WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS HIGH WIND WATCH IS IN
EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...EXPOSED SPOTS NEAREST THE COASTLINE
WILL LIKELY HAVE THE STRONGEST WINDS.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING TO 20 TO 35 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 50 MPH...THEN EASE OVERNIGHT. WINDS WILL INCREASE AGAIN
SUNDAY AND COULD REACH 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* WIND...LOCAL SOUTHERLY SUSTAINED WINDS OF 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
60 MPH ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* IMPACTS...STORM WINDS COULD SEND BRANCHES FLYING AND FELL SMALL
WEAK TREES...WHICH CAN CAUSE PERSONAL INJURY. LOCAL POWER
OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH OR
GUSTS OF 45 TO 57 MPH ARE LIKELY.

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A DAMAGING
WIND EVENT.

For Port Townsend:

High Wind Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
301 PM PST SAT NOV 17 2012

.WINDY CONDITIONS COULD CAUSE LOCAL MINOR DAMAGE ALONG THE COAST
THIS EVENING. A MORE VIGOROUS FRONTAL SYSTEM COULD PRODUCE HIGH
WINDS AT THE COAST AND IN THE NORTH INTERIOR OF WESTERN WASHINGTON
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

WAZ001-503-506-510-181230-
/O.NEW.KSEW.HW.A.0007.121118T2000Z-121119T0800Z/
SAN JUAN COUNTY-WESTERN WHATCOM COUNTY-WESTERN SKAGIT COUNTY-
ADMIRALTY INLET AREA-
301 PM PST SAT NOV 17 2012

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...EXPOSED SPOTS NEAREST THE COASTLINE
WILL LIKELY HAVE THE STRONGEST WINDS.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE SUNDAY AND COULD REACH 25 TO 40
MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* WIND...LOCAL SOUTHERLY SUSTAINED WINDS OF 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
60 MPH ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* IMPACTS...STORM WINDS COULD SEND BRANCHES FLYING AND FELL SMALL
WEAK TREES...WHICH CAN CAUSE PERSONAL INJURY. LOCAL POWER
OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A DAMAGING
WIND EVENT.

Last modified: November 17. 2012 5:59PM
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