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Jefferson County HSEM
Wednesday February 28th, 2018 :: 02:55 p.m. EST

Advisory

High Wind Watch until 06:00AM Saturday

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT... The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has issued a High Wind Watch, which is in effect from Thursday evening through late Friday night.

* TIMING...Thursday night through Friday night.

* WINDS...Northwest 25 to 40 mph with the potential for gusts around 60 mph.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are possible. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BERKELEY ... EASTERN GRANT ... EASTERN MINERAL ... EASTERN PENDLETON ... HAMPSHIRE ... HARDY ... JEFFERSON ... MORGAN ... WESTERN GRANT ... WESTERN MINERAL ... WESTERN PENDLETON

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

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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