Weather Alerts for Everett

Issued by the National Weather Service

High Wind Warning  HIGH WIND WARNING   High Wind Warning
EVERETT

Areas Affected:
Admiralty Inlet Area - Everett and Vicinity - San Juan County - Western Skagit County - Western Whatcom County
Effective: Wed, 10/18 12:39pm Updated: Wed, 10/18 1:00pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 10/18 9:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHWEST INTERIOR
UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
* WIND...Southerly 20 to 35 mph with gusts as high as 55 mph. So
far, Lopez Island had a gust of 53 mph.
* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...Everett, Port Townsend, Whidbey
Island, Anacortes, the San Juan Islands, and Bellingham.
* TIMING...Wind speeds will peak by 5 PM PDT before diminishing
this evening.
* IMPACTS...Winds this strong can topple weakened trees, snap tree
limbs, and cause power outages. This will be the first event of
this magnitude this season. These early season events tend to
cause more damage and power outages than winds with similar
speeds occurring later in the season.

Information:
Loose outdoor objects or light-weight furniture should be secured
before damaging winds arrive. If the power goes out, avoid the
risk of carbon monoxide poisoning by keeping portable generators
and barbecue drills outdoors.

Wind Advisory  WIND ADVISORY   Wind Advisory
EVERETT

Areas Affected:
Bellevue and Vicinity - Bremerton and Vicinity - Hood Canal Area - Seattle and Vicinity - Southwest Interior - Tacoma Area
Effective: Wed, 10/18 12:39pm Updated: Wed, 10/18 1:00pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 10/18 11:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHWEST INTERIOR AND
PARTS OF THE PUGET SOUND REGION UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
* WIND...Southerly and increasing to 20 to 30 mph with gusts near
45 mph.
* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...Seattle, Bellevue, Tacoma, Bremerton,
and Olympia.
* TIMING...Wind speeds are anticipated to peak between 4 and 8 PM
PDT before diminishing.
* IMPACTS...Winds this strong can snap tree limbs and cause local
power outages. This will be the first event of this magnitude
this season. These early season events tend to cause more damage
and power outages than winds with similar speeds occurring
later in the season.

Information:
Loose outdoor objects or light-weight furniture should be secured
before the strong winds arrive.

Flood Watch  FLOOD WATCH   Flood Watch
EVERETT

Areas Affected:
Mason - Skagit - Snohomish - Whatcom
Effective: Tue, 10/17 2:46pm Updated: Wed, 10/18 1:00pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Wed, 10/18 4:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...
The Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of northwest Washington and west central Washington,
including the following counties, in northwest Washington,
Mason, Skagit, and Whatcom. In west central Washington,
Snohomish.
* From noon PDT today through Thursday morning
* 4 to 8 inches of rain over the Olympic Mountains could cause the
Skokomish River to flood. 3 to 5 inches of rain over the North
Cascades are forecast pose a risk of flooding on parts of the
Nooksack, Stillaguamish, and Skagit Rivers.
* If flooding does occur, it is expected to be minor.

Information:
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.
You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.