URGENT: Heavy winds overnight on West End [Updated forecast]

The National Weather Service has forecast heavy winds for the coastal West End starting tonight and continuing until just before daybreak Friday. Here is the current advisory:

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
317 PM PST THU NOV 22 2012

...A VIGOROUS FRONT WILL BRING WINDY CONDITIONS TO PORTIONS OF
WESTERN WASHINGTON TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING...

WAZ516-230730-
/O.CON.KSEW.WI.Y.0033.121123T0200Z-121123T1400Z/
NORTH COAST-
317 PM PST THU NOV 22 2012

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST FRIDAY...

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...QUILLAYUTE...AND LA PUSH.

* TIMING...SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL RISE THIS EVENING AND REMAIN
WINDY AT TIMES THROUGH 6 AM PST FRIDAY MORNING.

* WIND...SOUTHEAST WINDS RISING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
MPH THIS EVENING...EASING EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN SNAP SMALL TREE BRANCHES...
TOPPLE SMALL OR SHALLOW ROOTED TREES...AND CAUSE LOCAL POWER
OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH OR
GUSTS OF 45 TO 57 MPH ARE LIKELY.

Last modified: November 22. 2012 5:40PM
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