...High Wind Warning in effect from 5 PM EDT Saturday to 4 PM EST Sunday...
The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a High Wind Warning...which is in effect from 5 PM EDT Saturday to 4 PM EST Sunday. The high wind watch is no longer in effect.
* Location...coastal southeastern Massachusetts.
* Winds...north 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.
* Timing...expect winds to increase Saturday afternoon peaking overnight into Sunday morning.
* Impacts...power lines...trees...and tree limbs will likely be downed by these winds. Fully or partially leaved trees will be the most susceptible to this damage. Minor structural damage will be possible.
A High Wind Warning is issued when sustained winds of 40 mph are expected for at least an hour...with gusts of 58 mph or greater at any time. Damage to trees...power lines...and property are possible with wind of this magnitude. Power outages are likely. Take action now to secure any loose outdoor objects.