Now a wind advisory!

From the NWS:

Event: Wind Advisory
Alert:
…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 5 PM PDT
SATURDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 5 PM PDT
SATURDAY.

* WHAT…SOUTHERLY WINDS BETWEEN 20 AND 30 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS UP
TO 45 MPH. HIGHEST WINDS WILL BE ACROSS COASTAL AREAS OF DEL
NORTE COUNTY.

* WHEN…STRONGEST SATURDAY MORNING AS A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH
THE REGION. WINDS WILL DECREASE BY LATE MORNING ONLY TO INCREASE
ONCE AGAIN FOR THE AFTERNOON HOURS AS AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE
ADVANCES TOWARD THE COAST.

* WHERE…THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE FROM TRINIDAD HEAD NORTHWARD.

* IMPACTS…THESE WINDS MAY RESULT IN DOWNED BRANCHES AND POWER
LINES. WITH SOILS SATURATED FROM THE RECENT RAINS DOWNED TREES
MAY ALSO OCCUR.
Instructions: A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND GUSTS OF 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT…ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.
Target Area:
Redwood Coast

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