UPDATED — Unseasonably high winds fail to materialize on Peninsula
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National Weather Service reporting stations reported peak winds of 21 mph around 6:50 last night at William R. Fairchild International Airport in Port Angeles, 46 mph at 7:53 p.m. at Quillayute Airport west of Forks, steady winds in the 20s and 30s mph all afternoon and early evening Sunday in Port Townsend, 18 mph about 1:30 a.m. in Sequim, and 32 mph overnight at Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park following one 85 mph gust around 7 last night.
The Weather Service is continuing a high surf warning for the Peninsula's Pacific coast until 11 a.m. today for waves as high as 27 feet.
A small-craft advisory until 5 a.m. Tuesday remains in effect in the Strait of Juan de Fuca for winds of 21-33 knots.
And a snow advisory for up to 12 inches on west-facing slopes of the Olympics is in effect until 6 a.m. Tuesday.
Storm-related problems were much worse in the Seattle region. Here's a report from our news partner, KOMO News, by Scott Sistek, a Port Angeles native who is a KOMO staff meteorologist:
Last modified: September 30. 2013 10:18AM