National Weather Service: High Wind Warning 12/24/17

From 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday

 

 

 

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Taunton MA
407 PM EST Sun Dec 24 2017

MAZ022>024-RIZ008-250515-
/O.CON.KBOX.HW.W.0011.171225T1200Z-171225T2100Z/
Barnstable MA-Dukes MA-Nantucket MA-Block Island RI-
Including the cities of Chatham, Falmouth, Provincetown,
Vineyard Haven, Nantucket, and New Shoreham
407 PM EST Sun Dec 24 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 4 PM EST
MONDAY...

* Location...Cape Cod and the Islands.

* Winds...Southwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.

* Timing...Monday morning into afternoon.

* Impacts...The potential exists for trees and power lines to be
  knocked down, causing power outages and property damage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning is issued when sustained winds of 40 mph are
expected for at least one hour, with gusts of 58 mph or greater
at any time. Damage to trees, power lines, and property are
possible with winds of this magnitude. Power outages are likely.
Take action to secure loose outdoor objects.

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