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Washington, North Coast

High Wind Warning

Statement as of 2:47 PM PDT on October 17, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on October 19, 2017


... High Wind Warning in effect from 11 am to 11 PM PDT
Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from 11 am to 11 PM PDT Wednesday.
The high wind watch is no longer in effect.

* Wind... southeast and south winds will increase Wednesday morning
and persist into early Wednesday evening. Sustained wind speeds
of 25 to 40 mph are possible, with gusts of 55.

* Some affected locations... Westport, Ocean Shores, Hoquiam,
Kalaloch, La Push, Forks, Neah Bay.

* Timing... winds will increase Wednesday morning, peak on
Wednesday afternoon, then ease Wednesday evening.

* Impacts... winds of this magnitude can cause tree damage and
scattered power outages. This will be the first event of this
magnitude this season. Such events commonly bring more impacts
in terms of tree damage and power outages than the same wind
later in the season.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

High winds of this magnitude can topple trees onto roads,
vehicles, and rooftops. Falling trees or large branches have been
known to cause fatalities during windstorms.

Secure loose outdoor objects or light-weight furniture before the
winds arrive.






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Alaska - High Surf Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Arizona - Record Report
California - Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado -
District of Columbia - Frost Advisory
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
Georgia - Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory
Idaho - Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Special Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Record Report
Kentucky - Frost Advisory , Special Statement
Louisiana - Storm Surge Warning, Tropical Storm Warning
Maryland - Frost Advisory
Massachusetts -
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Missouri -
Montana - High Wind Warning, Lake Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory
New Jersey - Frost Advisory
New Mexico -
New York -
North Carolina - Coastal Flood Advisory , Frost Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Frost Advisory
Oregon - Wind Advisory, High Wind Watch , High Wind Watch , Wind Advisory
Pennsylvania -
Puerto Rico - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
South Carolina - Coastal Flood Advisory
Tennessee - Special Statement
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Utah - Record Report
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Special Statement
Washington - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch
West Virginia - Frost Advisory
Wisconsin -
Wyoming - High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Public Information Statement
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