Kankakee Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Wind Watch
Issued: 3:59 AM EST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch remains in effect from late tonight through
Sunday evening...

* timing... very strong west winds will develop late tonight and
early Sunday morning and persist into Sunday evening.

* Winds... sustained west winds near 35 mph with gusts of 50 to as
high as 60 mph.

* Impacts... difficult travel, especially for high profile
vehicles on north to south roads. Unsecured objects outdoors
blown around. Tree limb damage and sporadic power outages

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