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January 25, 2012 at 5:02 PM

Early Wednesday gusts: 60 mph and higher

Wind gusts of 60 miles an hour and higher toppled trees around Western Washington overnight and forced the temporary closure of the Highway 520 bridge early Wednesday.

Some maximum gusts noted by Johnny Burg of the National Weather Service:

Bellingham  64 mph

Smith Island (near Whidbey Island)  64

Ferndale  59

Tatoosh Island  59

Bellevue 50

Tacoma 48

Seattle   46

In Eastern Washington, gusts hit 100 at the Hanford weather station, according to the Associated Press.

Comments | More in General news, Weather Beat | Topics: Ferndale; Tatoosh Island; Bellevue; Tacoma; Seattle; Hanford

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