Branches Fly Off Swaying Tree in Windy Washington State

Strong winds blew through parts of Washington state on Wednesday, January 4, causing tree branches to be ripped off and prompting travel warnings.

This footage was captured by Mark Robinson, who said he filmed it from his workplace in Tukwila, just south of Seattle, on Wednesday afternoon.

According to the National Weather Service, wind gusts of up to 55 mph would continue in the area into Thursday. Credit: Mark Robinson via Storyful

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