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Radar image as of 7:30am, November 22,2021. Source: MyRadar (Acme Atron-o-matic, LLC)

UPDATED: Weather system heading through Puget Sound this morning looks similar to another that caused power outages across Whatcom County

WHATCOM COUNTY, Wash. — A weather system similar to another that resulted in sudden high winds, heavy rain and power outages on November 9th, has formed this morning, November 22nd, and is heading eastward toward the Puget Sound region.

This morning’s weather system is tracking easterly and 50mph+ winds were reported as it passed the southern tip of Vancouver Island. At its current pace, it could arrive at western Whatcom County by 8:30am.

The November 9th weather system left over 4,500 Puget Sound Energy customer addresses without power.

As of 7:40am, there had been no advisories or statements from the National Weather Service Seattle office.

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UPDATE 8am: Fortunately, as soon as this story went live, subsequent radar updates showed the weather system appear to break up as it passed over the water.

Radar image as of 7:50am, November 22,2021. Source: MyRadar (Acme Atron-o-matic, LLC)
Radar image as of 7:50am, November 22,2021. Source: MyRadar (Acme Atron-o-matic, LLC)

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