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Wind Advisory Issued for Western Washington

Local sustained winds of 30-35 mph and gusts of 45-50 mph are likely Tuesday, which could bring down small trees and branches and cause local power outages, according to the National Weather Service Seattle.

A vigorous frontal system will bring windy conditions to the lowlands of Western Washington on Tuesday, prompting a wind advisory to be issued from noon Tuesday through midnight, according to the National Weather Service in Seattle.

Local sustained winds of 30-35 mph and gusts of 45-50 mph are likely. 

Winds are expected to increase Tuesday morning and reach their peak in the afternoon and evening, the NWS said. While winds of this strength should not cause widespread damage, they can bring down small trees and branches causing local power outages.

The forecast Tuesday for Shoreline and Lake Forest Park was for a high of 48 and rain, with a chance of rain and snow on Thursday.

A wind advisory is issued when sustained winds of 30-39 mph or gusts of 45-57 mph are likely.

Is the storm affecting your plans today? Any power outages? Tell us in comments. 

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