Washington Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Wind Watch
Issued: 3:41 PM EST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch in effect from Sunday evening through Monday
evening...

The National Weather Service in Boston/Norton has issued a high
wind watch, which is in effect from Sunday evening through Monday
evening.

* Winds... west 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Timing... late Sunday night through Monday.

* Impacts... damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Power
outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for
high profile vehicles.

* Location... eastern portions of southern New England.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means the potential exists for a damaging wind
event. These strong winds are capable of Downing trees and power
lines, as well causing property damage. If a High Wind Warning is
issued, stay inside and away from windows.