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Grant County Emergency Management Agency
Friday February 22nd, 2019 :: 11:52 a.m. EST

Advisory

High Wind Watch until 10:00PM Sunday

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a High Wind Watch...which is in effect from Sunday morning through Sunday evening. HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* Sustained west winds of 30 to 40 mph, with frequent gusts of 45 to 50 mph are expected to start Sunday morning and persist into the evening hours.

* Brief periods of sustained winds to 40 mph and wind gusts toto 60 mph will be possible, especially during the morning and early afternoon hours of Sunday. IMPACTS...

* Downed tree limbs could cause blocked roads, power line 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.

* AFFECTED AREAS: DE KALB ... STEUBEN ... HILLSDALE ... GRANT ... VAN WERT ... CASS ... KOSCIUSKO ... WELLS ... WABASH ... MARSHALL ... PUTNAM ... BLACKFORD ... STARKE ... LAGRANGE ... WILLIAMS ... LA PORTE ... CASS ... ST. JOSEPH ... FULTON ... WHITE ... BRANCH ... NOBLE ... ALLEN ... HUNTINGTON ... ST. JOSEPH ... WHITLEY ... DEFIANCE ... ALLEN ... BERRIEN ... PULASKI ... PAULDING ... ADAMS ... HENRY ... FULTON ... MIAMI ... JAY ... ELKHART

Instructions:

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.

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Address/Location
Grant County Emergency Management Agency
401 S Adams St
Marion, IN 46953

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 765-651-2410

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
High Wind Watch

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