Very strong winds are scheduled for today, with sustained winds of 25 to 40 m.p.h. beginning in the morning and gusts of up to 60 m.p.h. predicted to hit at around 1 to 2 p.m. or as early as 11 a.m.
In addition, a second system of wind could hit this evening at approximately 5:30 and bring gusts of 55 mph.
The resulting saturated ground and high winds may cause downed trees and power outages. Tacoma Power is anticipating and planning for widespread outages and conditions that could delay restoration efforts.
Because of the nature of this storm, outages could last much…