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High Wind Warning
Issued: 10:38 AM EDT Apr. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect from 6 PM this evening to
noon EDT Friday...

* winds... south 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Timing... from 6 PM EDT today through noon EDT Friday.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph and/or
gusts of 58 mph or stronger can be expected at times. Winds of
these magnitudes can cause property damage and power outages.
Motorists should use caution... especially those in high profile

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