Strong Winds Knocks Out Power To Hundred In Yakima
Gusty winds knocked out power for hundreds of Yakima residents on Tuesday a result of a powerful windstorm that’s expected to hit the valley again today with gusts of more than 60 to 70 miles an hour. Wind gusts knocked down a power pole on North 3rd street behind Ron’s Coin and Collectibles. Power was out for several hours. More wind is expected today with a high wind warning in effect until 10 tonight. The National Weather Service says the strongest winds are expected along the base of the Cascade mountains in Southwestern Yakima Valley including the West Valley of Yakima and White Swan.