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Jefferson County HSEM
Monday December 26th, 2016 :: 11:54 a.m. EST

Advisory

Wind Advisory until 10:00AM Tuesday

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EST TUESDAY FOR RIDGELINES INCLUDING THE CATOCTINS AND BLUE RIDGE... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EST TUESDAY. THESE STRONG WINDS TONIGHT WILL BE FOUND AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS, INCLUDING THE CATOCTINS IN NORTH CENTRAL MARYLAND, AND THE BLUE RIDGE AND SKYLINE DRIVE IN VIRGINIA.

* TIMING...8 PM TONIGHT UNTIL 10 AM TOMORROW...HIGHEST IN THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS 40 TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS ALONG RIDGELINES WILL BLOW AROUND UNSECURED OBJECTS. TREE LIMBS COULD BE BLOWN DOWN AND A FEW POWER OUTAGES MAY RESULT.

* AFFECTED AREAS: JEFFERSON

Instructions:

WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. BE CAREFUL DRIVING ACROSS RIDGELINES IN THIS AREA.

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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

Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Wind Advisory

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