The high winds in Washington are wreaking havoc in Tri-Cities. Yesterday there was a wind advisory for the area. Recent wind gusts of over 55 mph at times brought some of those large tumbleweeds to the doorsteps of some friends.

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Justin Schescke reminds everyone who have trampolines to weight them down by whatever means you have. It still might not be enough.

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Those high winds weren't quite finished on Tuesday. Trooper Chris Thorson with Washington State Patrol tweeted about an incident he experienced.

Please remember when transporting items in the back of a truck, to have them secured, otherwise you may lose that valuable load. Worse, someone could be injured.

While living in California, I experienced Santa Ana winds. They've got nothing on Tri-Cities winds.

Things That Can Blow Away in a Tri-Cities, Washington Windstorm

Well-known for its wine and rivers, Tri-Cities is also notorious for its wind. The curvature of the basin and proximity to the river makes the howling, swirling winds feel just as at home here as we do. Don't be surprised to see some of these objects get some "mad air" as a good ol' fashioned windstorm stirs it up! Whether it's a trampoline in Pasco or a screen door in Kennewick, make sure you've got everything secured.

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