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UPDATED: Winds gusting up to 45 mph; Rain stays in the forecast until Wednesday

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on Oct. 15, 2012 at 6:25 am |
October 15, 2012 10:59 am

UPDATE as of 10:57 a.m. The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory through Tuesday morning with gusts up to 45 mph predicted in Tacoma.

The advisory is in effect from 5 p.m. this evening to 5 a.m. Tuesday. Affected areas include Tacoma, Seattle, Olympia, Everett, Chehalis and Port Angeles.

Forecasters said southwest winds will pick up to 20-30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

Toppled trees and falling branches could cause power outages, the advisory warns.

INITIAL POST: The rain isn’t done with us.

Forecasters say it will get very wet again after 11 a.m. with lights winds gusting up to 15 mph. Today’s high will be 63.

The showers will likely last until Wednesday, and the weather should stay dry until Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Wednesday’s high will drop into the high 50s.

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