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Another windstorm expected to hit Whatcom County

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WHATCOM COUNTY, Wash. — The National Weather Service Seattle office issued a wind advisory forewarning of wind gusts up 50mph.

The wind advisory will be in effect between 1am tomorrow, Tuesday, December 27th, to 1am on Wednesday.

The advisory statement says to expect sustained southeast winds of 30 to 40mph with gusts up to 50mph.

The advisory area includes San Juan County, western Whatcom County, western Skagit County, Everett and nearby vicinity and the Admiralty Inlet area.

Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. Recent heavy rains lead to increased risk for trees to blow over with reduced root stability.

National Weather Service Seattle wind advisory statement (December 26, 2022)

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