Storms anticipated to be worse than expected

The National Weather Service have recently updated the forecast for the storm coming in tonight and the following storm on Saturday.

High Wind Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
329 PM PDT THU OCT 13 2016

WAZ504-507-509-511-512-555-556-558-559-141030-
/O.NEW.KSEW.HW.A.0004.161015T1900Z-161016T1000Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.HW.W.0006.161014T0100Z-161014T1400Z/
SOUTHWEST INTERIOR-EVERETT AND VICINITY-TACOMA AREA-HOOD CANAL AREA-
LOWER CHEHALIS VALLEY AREA-EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-
BELLEVUE AND VICINITY-SEATTLE AND VICINITY-BREMERTON AND VICINITY-
329 PM PDT THU OCT 13 2016

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM PDT FRIDAY...
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

THE HIGH WIND WARNING FOR TONIGHT REMAINS IN EFFECT AND THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ADDED A HIGH WIND WATCH FOR A SECOND
STORM THAT WILL ARRIVE AROUND SATURDAY EVENING.

* TIMING...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE LATER THIS EVENING AND
  PEAK BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND DAYBREAK. THERE WILL BE A SECOND
  STORM SATURDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THIS WILL BE THE FIRST WIND EVENT OF THIS MAGNITUDE
  ACROSS THE GREATER PUGET SOUND REGION AND SOUTHWEST INTERIOR.
  TREE DAMAGE IS TYPICALLY GREATER THIS EARLY IN THE SEASON.
  PREPARE FOR TREE DAMAGE AND SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES. FALLING
  TREES AND LARGE LIMBS ARE AN OCCASIONAL CAUSE OF INJURY AND
  FATALITY DURING WESTERN WASHINGTON WINDSTORMS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS OR DAMAGING HIGH WIND EVENT IS
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

Puget Sound Marine Forecast

ZZ135-140715-  PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-  311 PM PDT THU OCT 13 2016    
GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM PDT THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY  AFTERNOON    
TONIGHT  SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO 40 KT AFTER  MIDNIGHT. 
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER  MIDNIGHT. RAIN.  
FRI  S WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN IN THE  MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
 FRI NIGHT  S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER  MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS.  
SAT  S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT IN THE  AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE  AFTERNOON.  
SAT NIGHT  S WIND 35 TO 45 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 9 FT. 
SUN  S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT...  



 

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