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High Wind Watch
Issued: 2:45 PM CST Feb. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch in effect from Saturday morning through
Saturday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a high wind
watch, which is in effect from Saturday morning through Saturday
afternoon.

* Timing... peaking late Saturday morning into early Saturday
afternoon.

* Winds... westerly at 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 60 mph.

* Impacts... high profile vehicles will experience difficulty
driving on north-south oriented roads. Blowing dust will drop
the visibility, particularly downwind of open fields and
construction zones. Isolated power outages could be possible.

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 more may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.





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