There is a wind advisory in effect from 5:oo PM this afternoon to 1 AM PDT Wednesday according to the National Weather Service in Seattle. Northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts near 40 mph are expected in Mukilteo, Everett, Lynnwood and Edmonds.
It is expected that the winds will quickly come up this evening, with peak speeds during the mid to late afternoon hours. Winds of this strength can break off branches, topple weakened trees and produce local power outages.
Secure looks outdoor objects such as light-weight patio furniture and trash cans. Be ready for the possibility of interruptions to power service this evening.