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Watches & Warnings

High Wind Watch
Issued: 3:30 AM EST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch remains in effect from late tonight through
Sunday evening...

* timing... early Sunday morning through Sunday evening.

* Winds... brief periods with sustained winds at 30 to 40 mph
with gusts at 50 to 60 mph will be possible... especially
Sunday morning and early afternoon.

* Impacts... downed tree limbs could cause blocked roads... power
lines and limited structure damage. Isolated power outages
will be possible. Driving in high profile vehicles...
especially on north-south roads could become hazardous.
Unsecured outdoor objects will be blown around.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.