Wind Advisory issued as another storm on the way

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Wind Advisory for Thurston County as another fall windstorm is set to impact the area on Tuesday.

A small tree blocks the northbound lane in the 2900 block of Aspinwall Rd NW during a mild windstorm on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020.

The advisory is in effect from 12:00 pm through 6:00 pm Tuesday, October 13.

Meteorologists say to expect sustained southwesterly winds of 20-30 mph, with gusts as high as 45-50 mph.

Winds of this strength have the ability to blow around unsecured objects, as well as cause tree damage that could result in power outages.

If your power is out, report it to Puget Sound Energy (1-888-225-5773). If you spot wires down or trees blocking the roadway, call non-emergency dispatch at (360-704-2740). Do not call dispatch to report that your power is out.

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