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STRONG TO DAMAGING WINDS POSSIBLE LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY

February 13, 2015

HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW YORK HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* LOCATIONS…LOWER HUDSON VALLEY…NORTHEASTERN NEW JERSEY…NEW
YORK CITY…WESTERN AND CENTRAL LONG ISLAND…AND SOUTHWESTERN
CONNECTICUT.

* HAZARDS…STRONG TO DAMAGING WINDS.

* WINDS…NORTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

* TIMING…STRONGEST WINDS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS…THE STRONG WINDS MAY DOWN TREE LIMBS AND POWER
LINES…AND MAKE DRIVING HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES DIFFICULT…
ESPECIALLY ON ELEVATED ROADWAYS AND BRIDGES. BLOWING SNOW MAY
MAKE TRAVEL AND SNOW REMOVAL EFFORTS DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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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