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Watches & Warnings

High Wind Watch
Issued: 4:02 AM EST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch in effect from Sunday evening through Monday

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a high
wind watch, which is in effect from Sunday evening through Monday

* Winds... west 20 to 30 mph with 45 to 55 mph wind gusts.

* Timing... a surge of winds late Sunday afternoon and early Sunday
evening may result in gusts up to 45 mph. Otherwise, the
strongest winds will affect the area late Sunday night through

* Impacts... strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are expected.

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