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High Wind Watch
Issued: 11:00 AM EST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch in effect from Sunday morning through late
Sunday night...

The National Weather Service in Detroit/Pontiac has issued a high
wind watch, which is in effect from Sunday morning through late
Sunday night.

Hazardous weather...

* high wind, with gusts of 50 mph likely, is expected beginning
   Sunday morning and persisting through late Sunday night.
   Sustained winds will be from the west at 30 to 40 mph.

* Brief intervals of gusts up to 60 mph will also be possible.

* The highest gusts are most likely during the late morning to
   late afternoon.

Impacts...

* downed tree limbs and power lines will be possible and may lead
   to scattered power outages.

* Driving will become potentially hazardous for high profile
   vehicles.

* Unsecured outdoor objects will likely be blown around.

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
forecasts.

* Prepare, plan and stay informed. Visit www.Weather.Gov/safety



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