High winds, possible landslides threaten Western Washington

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Western Washington is on the watch for high winds and potential landslides.

The National Weather Service issued the high wind watch for the county north of Seattle, as well as San Juan County and along the north and central parts of the coast.

The strongest winds will likely hit late Monday and overnight into early Tuesday morning.

There may be falling trees and limbs and power outages with wind gusts of up to 55 miles per hour.

The same area is also being warned about the landslide threat that remains elevated after weeks of heavy rain.

The weather service said more rain expected Monday night could trigger landslides in the Puget Sound area.