Weather Alerts for Whatcom County

Issued by the National Weather Service

High Wind Warning  HIGH WIND WARNING   High Wind Warning
WHATCOM COUNTY

Areas Affected:
San Juan County - Western Whatcom County
Effective: Fri, 2/3 10:00am Updated: Fri, 2/3 1:46am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 2/3 7:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 7 PM PST FRIDAY...
* WHAT...South winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph
expected.
* WHERE...San Juan County and Western Whatcom County.
* WHEN...From 10 AM to 7 PM PST Friday.
* IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

Information:
People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around
trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of
your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if
you must drive.