Guemes Island News
High Wind – Watch from 1/20/2018 8:00:00 PM to 1/21/2018 12:00:00 PM
High Wind Warning issued January 20 at 8:51AM PST until January 21 at 12:00PM PST by NWS Seattle
Admiralty Inlet Area; San Juan County; Western Skagit County; Western Whatcom County
…HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON PST
The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from 8 PM this evening to noon PST
Sunday. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.
* WIND…Southeast wind 20 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph are
* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS…Whidbey Island, Camano Island, Port
Townsend, the San Juan Islands, Anacortes, Mount Vernon,
Bellingham, Cherry Point, and Ferndale.
* TIMING…Winds will increase this evening and peak around
daybreak Sunday morning.
* IMPACTS…Tree damage and some power outages are possible. Be
careful for the hazard of falling trees, especially if driving
during nighttime hours on Saturday night and early Sunday
A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.