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Jefferson County HSEM
Friday February 22nd, 2019 :: 01:48 p.m. EST

Advisory

High Wind Watch until 10:00AM Monday

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has issued a High Wind Watch, which is in effect from Sunday afternoon through Monday morning.

* TIMING...1 PM Sunday afternoon through 10 AM Monday morning.

* WINDS...Southwest Sunday afternoon becoming west to northwest Sunday evening through Monday morning around 25 to 40 mph with the potential for gusts around 60 mph. The strongest winds are most likely over the higher elevations above 1500 feet.

* IMPACTS...There is the potential for downed trees, powerlines, and minor structural damage. Driving high profile vehicles in these conditions is dangerous.

* AFFECTED AREAS: EASTERN MINERAL ... CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY ... MORGAN ... HAMPSHIRE ... WASHINGTON ... FREDERICK ... HARDY ... BERKELEY

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
Jefferson County HSEM
28 Industrial Boulevard #101
Kearneysville, WV 25430

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 304-728-3290

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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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