Power outages and high winds

The high winds are continuing today and are expected for tomorrow.

The National Weather Service says the High Wind Warning remains in effect until 3:00pm this afternoon and there is a High Wind Watch for tomorrow afternoon through tomorrow evening for winds that are expected to be stronger than today.

The weather service says strong South winds of 25 to 40 MPH with gusts to 60 MPH will continue today peaking this afternoon and then easing tonight.

A stronger storm will arrive tomorrow evening with high South winds of 30 to 40 MPH and gusts of 70 MPH possible.

The weather service says winds this strong can topple trees and take down power lines.

Power outages should be expected.

PUD Crews are responding to multiple outages including:

-70 customers on the South Shore Road of Lake Quinault

-20 customers on the North Shore Road of Lake Quinault

These outages include wire or poles down and will last several hours while repairs are made.

If your power is out you can call the outage reporting hotline at 360-537-3721 or 888-541-5923 to inform dispatchers that your home is still without power.

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