04 September 2012

High Wind Warning

... High Wind Warning now in effect from 6 PM this evening to 5 am
AKDT Wednesday along east Anchorage the hillside and Turnagain

* location... portions of east Anchorage near the mountains along
with the Anchorage hillside and Turnagain Arm.

* Wind... southeast 25 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph along east
Anchorage and the lower hillside. Southeast 75 to 100 mph
along Turnagain Arm and the Upper Hillside.

* Timing... winds will rapidly increase this afternoon and evening
and then peak around midnight as a weather front moves through.
Winds will then diminish behind the front late tonight into
Wednesday morning.

* Impacts... travel may be difficult. Trees may be blown over.
Loose debris can be moved and damage property.

~ National Weather Service, Anchorage


Stephen said...

Hunker down and enjoy the show.

Bob said...

Stay safe.

Rev. Paul said...

Stephen and Bob, my plan is to do both. I love nature & the raw power of storms ... as long as there's not any serious damage.

armedlaughing said...

Perhaps it'll blow AccuHunch away?


Rev. Paul said...

gfa, you know what they say about an ill wind ... but we're probably not that lucky. :)