High Wind Warning - 6 p.m. Sunday to 6 a.m. Monday

Gusts could reach 65 mph
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Taunton MA
431 PM EDT Sat Oct 28 2017



MAZ020>024-RIZ006>008-290445-
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Southern Bristol MA-Southern Plymouth MA-Barnstable MA-Dukes MA-
Nantucket MA-Washington RI-Newport RI-Block Island RI-
Including the cities of Fall River, New Bedford, Mattapoisett,
Chatham, Falmouth, Provincetown, Vineyard Haven, Nantucket,
Narragansett, Westerly, Newport, and New Shoreham
431 PM EDT Sat Oct 28 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SUNDAY TO 6 AM EDT
MONDAY...

The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from 6 PM Sunday to 6 AM EDT Monday.
This replaces the High Wind Watch for this area.

* Locations...include the southern coastline of Rhode Island and
  Massachusetts, including Cape Cod and the Islands.

* Winds...South 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.

* Timing...Sunday evening through early Monday morning.

* Impacts...Damage to trees, power lines, and property are
  possible with winds of this magnitude, especially given trees
  remain fully leaved. Power outages are likely. Take action to
  secure loose outdoor objects.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning is issued when sustained winds of 40 mph are
expected for at least one hour, with gusts of 58 mph or greater
at any time. Damage to trees, power lines, and property are
possible with winds of this magnitude. Power outages are likely.
Take action to secure loose outdoor objects.

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