High Wind Watch posted for coast Monday night


...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a High Wind Watch, which is in effect from Monday evening through Tuesday morning. * WIND...South winds of 25-35 MPH with gusts of 50-55 MPH. * SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...Ocean Shores, Hoquiam, La Push and Neah Bay. Friday Harbor, Oak Harbor, Bellingham and Everett. * TIMING...Winds will increase Monday evening and the strongest winds will likely occur late overnight Monday and into early Tuesday morning. * IMPACTS...Falling trees and limbs, power outages. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph...or gusts of 58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

This isn't just a boring Wind Advisory, no the National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch in effect from Monday evening through Tuesday morning for Western Washington coastal areas and the north interior. The full text from the Weather Service can be found below.

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