URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
930 AM PST TUE NOV 20 2012
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS EVENING.
* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS... SEATTLE...TACOMA...EVERETT...
* TIMING...GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON WITH THE
PASSAGE OF A VIGOROUS FRONT. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
OCCUR BETWEEN 1 PM AND 5 PM PST.
* WIND...INCREASING FROM THE SOUTH AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN SNAP SMALL TREE BRANCHES...
TOPPLE SMALL OR SHALLOW ROOTED TREES...AND CAUSE LOCAL POWER
We just now lost power in the building where I'm working due to severe wind gusts. The building was shaking. There is torrential rain falling outside. And it's damned dark out there...
Scotty! Beam me to sunny Nanaimo!!