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Jefferson County HSEM
Thursday March 1st, 2018 :: 04:12 a.m. EST

Alert

High Wind Warning until 10:00PM Friday

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 PM EST FRIDAY... The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has issued a High Wind Warning, which is in effect from 11 PM this evening to 10 PM EST Friday. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* TIMING...Thursday night through Friday night.

* WINDS...Northwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. 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 Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

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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:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
High Wind Warning

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