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High Wind Watch this weekend

February 22nd, 2019 by WCBC Radio

A high wind watch is now in effect for Allegany County through Monday morning. 

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has issued a High Wind Watch, which is in effect from Sunday morning through Monday morning.

* TIMING…10 AM Sunday morning through 10 AM Monday morning.

* WINDS…Southwest late Sunday morning becoming west to northwest Sunday afternoon through Monday morning around 25 to 40 mph with the potential for gusts around 60 mph. The strongest winds are most likely over the higher elevations above 1500 feet.

* IMPACTS…There is the potential for downed trees, powerlines, and minor structural damage. Driving high profile vehicles in these conditions is dangerous.

* AFFECTED AREAS: WESTERN MINERAL … WESTERN GRANT … WESTERN HIGHLAND … WESTERN PENDLETON … EASTERN PENDLETON … EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY … EASTERN HIGHLAND … NORTHERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE … EASTERN GRANT … CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE

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