The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a HIGH WIND WATCH for the Washington Coast from 3 pm Wednesday afternoon through 5 am Thursday morning. Sustained SE winds will be 30-45 mph and gust 55-60 mph. Gusty winds may be felt far inland.

Heavy rain will be associated with the strong front which will impact driving conditions durig heavy downpours.

Be prepared for localized power outages during this strong wind event due to the possibility of downed tree limbs and power lines.