Brace yourself for another stormy day. As I write this post (8:00 am) we have a wind advisory starting around noon and ending at 6:00 pm and a gale warning in effect until 4:00 pm with a high tide of 11.86 feet at 3:32 pm.
Here is the current Seattle City forecast:
…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM PST THIS EVENING…
TODAY…WINDY. RAIN AT TIMES IN THE MORNING…THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAINFALL AMOUNTS A QUARTER TO A HALF INCH POSSIBLE. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
TONIGHT…BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 MPH BECOMING SOUTH TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
- Today: Showers. High near 61. Windy, with a south wind 26 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
- Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 23 mph becoming light south after midnight.
GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON
TODAY S WIND 15 TO 25 KT…BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT LATE IN THE MORNING. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT…BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING…THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
TONIGHT SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT…EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT…S
A “barking dog report” means that we are very closely watching the sound and preparing to possibly flood. It may or may not happen (hopefully not!!). Consider us your neighbor’s barking dog who’s barking at potential trouble.