A High Wind Warning is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon until 10 PM tonight.

The National Weather Service in Seattle is forecasting Southeast winds 25 to 40 mph could gust up to 60 mph in areas like La Push, Neah Bay, Ocean Shores, Westport, and Hoquiam.

Winds will increase throughout the morning before reaching warning criteria by 1 PM this afternoon. After a brief break this afternoon, a strong front will move slowly southeast across the area tonight through Tuesday bringing locally heavy rain and windy conditions, with snow in the mountains.  Be prepared for possible power outages.

The National Weather Service is forecasting another front tonight and Tuesday that will bring 1.5 to 3 inches of rain throughout our county. The Grays Harbor County Emergency Management Agency reports the added rain may present continued flooding concerns.


A High Surf Advisory remains in effect along the coast until 10 am this morning for 20-22 foot swells on beaches near Westport, Ocean Shores, Moclips, Taholah, Kalaloch Lodge, and La Push.

These unusually large waves will run farther up the beaches. There could occasionally be splashing of waves over levees and other structures. Some beach erosion is possible.