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Jefferson County HSEM
Thursday March 1st, 2018 :: 11:39 a.m. EST

Alert

High Wind Warning until 06:00AM Saturday

...HIGH WIND WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM EST SATURDAY...

* TIMING...Late this evening through Friday night.

* WINDS...Northwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts around 60 to 70 mph. The strongest winds in the valleys will be Friday morning through Friday evening, ridgelines from late tonight through Friday night.

* 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

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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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