NowCast ZoneCast Warnings/Advisories Hourly Track Special
Yakima, Washington, United States  Lat: 46.59N, Lon: 120.53W
Wx Zone: WAZ027
Warnings, Watches and Advisories:
 

WIND ADVISORY

...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS OVER PORTIONS OF THE INTERIOR NORTHWEST
THIS WEEKEND...
.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO WESTERN WASHINGTON
SATURDAY THEN SWING NORTHEAST INTO BRITISH COLUMBIA SATURDAY
NIGHT. THIS SYSTEM WILL CAUSE VERY WINDY CONDITIONS OVER PORTIONS
OF THE INTERIOR NORTHWEST. THESE CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR IN CENTRAL
OREGON AND THE GRANDE RONDE VALLEY AHEAD OF THE ASSOCIATED COLD
FRONT...AND ACROSS THE COLUMBIA BASIN AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE.
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SATURDAY TO 3 PM PDT
SUNDAY...
A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SATURDAY TO 3 PM PDT
SUNDAY.
* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE RAPIDLY WITH FRONTAL PASSAGE
SATURDAY EVENING...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE BLUE MOUNTAIN
FOOTHILLS. MORE PERSISTENT STRONG WINDS WILL OCCUR FROM LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH AT LEAST SUNDAY MORNING.
* WINDS: SOUTHWEST TO WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 45 TO 50
MPH.
* IMPACTS: DRIVING WILL BECOME DIFFICULT ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES ON AREA ROADWAYS. IN ADDITION THESE WINDS
MAY CAUSE LOOSE OBJECTS TO BE PICKED UP AND BLOWN SOME
DISTANCE. MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE MAY ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

WIND ADVISORY

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT SATURDAY...
* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...BELLEVUE...AND ISSAQUAH.
* TIMING...STRONGEST EAST WINDS WILL OCCUR CLOSE TO MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT.
* WIND...EAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.
* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN SNAP SMALL TREE BRANCHES...
TOPPLE SMALL OR SHALLOW ROOTED TREES...AND CAUSE LOCAL POWER
OUTAGES.

WIND ADVISORY

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT SATURDAY...
* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...ENUMCLAW...AND NORTH BEND.
* TIMING...STRONGEST EAST WINDS WILL OCCUR FROM LATE THIS
EVENING THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.
* WIND...EAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.
* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN SNAP SMALL TREE BRANCHES...
TOPPLE SMALL OR SHALLOW ROOTED TREES...AND CAUSE LOCAL POWER
OUTAGES.

WIND ADVISORY

...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...
.A DEEP LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT THROUGH THE
REGION SATURDAY NIGHT. SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE
LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND PEAK EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. WINDY
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR PORTIONS OF THE COLUMBIA BASIN...THE
PALOUSE AND THE FOOTHILLS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS.
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM SATURDAY TO 3 PM PDT
SUNDAY...
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.
* TIMING...WINDS WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE SATURDAY EVENING...
PEAKING BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND SUNRISE SUNDAY MORNING. THE WINDS
WILL BEGIN TO SLOWLY DISSIPATE THROUGH THE DAY ON SUNDAY
* IMPACTS...LIGHT WEIGHT OBJECTS AND TREE BRANCHES MAY BECOME
FLYING OBJECTS. VEHICLES TRAVELING ON AREA ROADWAYS SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS. POWER OUTAGES MY BE
POSSIBLE.