High winds, lots of rain in Monday forecast

Joanna Estrada
November 14, 2017

Impacts will include falling trees and limbs, power outages, and minor damage to structures.

Sustained winds of 20 mph to 30 mph are expected today with gusts of 40 mph to 50 mph.

SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS... The I-5 metro corridor from Lewis county north to Snohomish county.

High profile vehicles could be buffeted by the wind. Includes the greater Seattle area, Bellevue, Tacoma, Bremerton, and Olympia. Falling trees or large branches have been known to cause fatalities during windstorms. In addition to potential damaging wind, a threat for severe thunderstorms is possible to develop on the back edge of this system.

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory through 7 p.m. tonight for much of the Willamette Valley, including Corvallis, Albany and Lebanon.

Tuesday winds should decrease some, but gusts could still hit 29 miles per hour in the Tri-Cities, according to the weather service.

Just in time to start the new work week, the KOIN 6 Weather team is tracking a deepening area of low pressure off in the Pacific ocean that will help generate strong wind Monday.

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