Weather Alerts for Port Angeles

Issued by the National Weather Service

High Wind Warning  HIGH WIND WARNING   High Wind Warning
PORT ANGELES

Areas Affected:
Central Coast - North Coast
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 NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL COAST UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
* WIND...Southerly 25 to 40 mph with gusts to 55 mph.
* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...Westport, Ocean Shores, Hoquiam, La
Push, Forks, and Neah Bay.
* TIMING...Wind speeds are anticipated to 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.

High Wind Warning  HIGH WIND WARNING   High Wind Warning
PORT ANGELES

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
PORT ANGELES

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.

Hydrologic Outlook  HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK   Hydrologic Outlook
PORT ANGELES

Areas Affected:
Clallam - Grays Harbor - Jefferson - King - Kitsap - Lewis - Pierce - San Juan - Thurston
Effective: Tue, 10/17 2:46pm Updated: Wed, 10/18 1:00pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Wed, 10/18 4:00pm Severity: Unknown Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...Heavy Rainfall will Give a Threat of Flooding to Portions of
Western Washington Wednesday or Thursday...
Some flooding of roadways and poorly drained areas is possible
Wednesday afternoon through early Thursday morning as a period of
heavy rain hits the lowlands of Western Washington. Drainage is
likely to be poor due falling leaves blocking drains. The most
likely locations to see some flooding are low spots on the
roadways and underpasses.