Southern Worcester Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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Freeze Warning, Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:55 AM EDT Oct. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 11 am EDT this morning...
... Freeze warning remains in effect from midnight tonight to 9 am
EDT Friday...

* temperatures... as low as 29.

* Winds... west 15 to 25 mph with a few gusts between 35 and 45
mph.

* Timing... strongest winds will occur through mid morning.
Freezing temperatures will occur late tonight into early
Friday morning.

* Impacts... freezing temperatures could kill sensitive
vegetation and damage unprotected outdoor plumbing. Gusty
winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be
blown down and a few power outages may result.

* Location... portions of western and central Massachusetts.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or
highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other
sensitive vegetation.

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph are
expected, with gusts between 46 to 57 mph. Winds this strong are
capable of Downing small tree limbs and branches, possibly
causing isolated power outages. Driving can also be difficult,
especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.






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