Wind advisory in effect for Bainbridge, Puget Sound

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the Puget Sound region, including Bainbridge Island, that will remain in effect until 3 p.m. Friday.

Forecasters are predicting winds from the southwest of 20 to 35 mph, with gusts up to 50 mph.

The advisory covers the area from Tacoma to Everett, and Bellevue to Bremerton.

High winds are expected to peak during the early afternoon before easing in the evening.

The strong winds are expected to knock down tree limbs and cause power outages in some areas.

Puget Sound Energy reported scattered outages throughout Kitsap County Friday morning, including neighborhoods in Kingston, Poulsbo and Bremerton.

Roughly 6,500 customers were without power at noon Friday throughout PSE’s service area.

On Bainbridge, just three customers near Sportsman Club Road were without power. Those homes lost power just before 9 a.m. Friday.

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