High Wind Watch in Effect From Tuesday Night Through Wednesday Morning

The National Weather Service in Spokane has Issued a High Wind Watch, Which is in effect from Late Tuesday Night Through Wednesday Morning. Meteorologists say winds could be sustained in the 20-40 MPH range with gusts as high as 60 MPH. Exposed ridgetops could see winds in excess of 70 MPH. The Greatest Risk will be Across Southern Chelan County, Waterville Plateau, Wenatchee Area, and Southern Portions of Grant County Including Interstate 90 around Vantage and Highway 243 towards Desert Aire.

 

Here’s the full alert:

There is a Potential for Breaking Mountain Waves capable Of
Gusts in excess of 50 MPH Tuesday Night Into Wednesday Morning.
The Greatest Risk will be Across Southern Chelan County, Waterville
Plateau, Wenatchee Area, and Southern Portions of Grant County
Including Interstate 90 around Vantage and Highway 243 towards
Desert Aire.
The National Weather Service in Spokane has Issued a High Wind
Watch, Which is in effect from Late Tuesday Night Through
Wednesday Morning.

* winds, West 20 to 40 MPH with Infrequent Gusts of 50 to 60 MPH
Possible. Gusts in excess of 70 MPH Likely on Exposed
Ridgetops.

* Timing, Tuesday Night and Wednesday Morning.

* Impacts, Strong winds May Blow Down Limbs, Trees, and Power
Lines. Scattered Power Outages are Expected. Some Structural
Damage will be Possible.

* Locations, Vantage, Beverly, Mattawa, Desert Aire, Quincy,
Wenatchee, Chelan, Entiat, Cashmere, Leavenworth, Waterville,
and Mansfield.

A High Wind watch Means There is the Potential for a Hazardous
High Wind Event. Sustained winds of at Least 40 MPH…or Gusts Of
58 MPH or Stronger May Occur. Continue to Monitor the Latest
Forecasts.

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