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Jefferson County HSEM
Friday March 2nd, 2018 :: 08:03 p.m. EST

Advisory

Wind Advisory until 01:00PM Saturday

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST SATURDAY... ...HIGH WIND WARNING IS CANCELLED... The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect until 1 PM EST Saturday. The High Wind Warning has been cancelled.

* TIMING...Through Saturday afternoon.

* WINDS...Northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph in the valleys with potentially higher gusts along the ridge tops overnight. The strongest winds in the valleys are expected this evening. Strong winds will continue through tonight along the ridge tops.

* 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 occurring. Gusts over 60 mph will lead to widespread damage. A Wind Advisory means that winds of 45 to 55 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

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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:
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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