December 19, 2008Figuring you would probly head home to Auburn for christmas I saw this. I cant remember how to do the quote thing, but this sounds nasty! Down where Im at in the foothills they said there could be 1-2 feet of new snow!! Just not as windy as were you are. I just got to get done here in Oregon with work and Im headed back to WA tomorrow night. Its gonna be nasty for all of us this weekend. Be carefull guys and have fun! I know I will... to a reasonable level anyway.
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SATURDAY TO 4 PM PST
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SATURDAY TO 4 PM PST
SUNDAY. THIS WARNING UPGRADES THE HIGH WIND WATCH WHICH HAD BEEN
STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS ON
SATURDAY MORNING AND INTENSIFY ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THIS WIND
EVENT WILL PEAK ON SATURDAY NIGHT AND THEN SUBSIDE ON SUNDAY.
AT THE HEIGHT OF THIS EVENT...SUSTAINED WINDS COULD REACH 50 TO
70 MPH WITH PEAK GUSTS OF 70 TO 90 MPH. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO IMPACT COMMUNITIES IN EASTERN KING COUNTY SUCH AS
NORTH BEND...MAPLE VALLEY AND ENUMCLAW. HOWEVER...STRONG WINDS
COULD EXTEND ALL THE WAY WEST TO NEAR LAKE WASHINGTON AND THE
HIGHWAY 167 CORRIDOR. ALONG THE I-405 AND HIGHWAY 167
CORRIDORS...WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH ARE