Western Whatcom County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Wind Watch
Issued: 3:08 PM PST Dec. 13, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch remains in effect from Friday morning through
Friday evening...

* wind... south wind 30 to 40 mph with gusts of 50 to 60 mph are
possible late Friday morning through Friday evening.

* Some affected locations... Ferndale, Bellingham, Sandy Point,
Anacortes, Friday Harbor.

* Timing... 10 am Friday morning through 7 PM Friday evening.

* Impacts... snapped tree branches and downed trees along with
local power outages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.