Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
439 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...DAMAGING HURRICANE FORCE WIND GUSTS LIKELY ACROSS NANTUCKET...

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NANTUCKET MA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...NANTUCKET
439 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATION...NANTUCKET.

* WINDS...NORTH 35 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 80 MPH.

* TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR THROUGH ABOUNT MIDDAY.

* IMPACTS...HURRICANE FORCE WIND GUSTS WILL LIKELY RESULT IN
  DOWNED TREES AND POWER OUTAGES. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE WHERE
  HEAVY WET SNOW ACCUMULATES ADDING TO THE POTENTIAL FOR WIND
  DAMAGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 40 MPH ARE
EXPECTED FOR AT LEAST AN HOUR...WITH GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR GREATER
AT ANY TIME.  DAMAGE TO TREES...POWER LINES...AND PROPERTY ARE
POSSIBLE WITH WIND OF THIS MAGNITUDE. POWER OUTAGES ARE LIKELY.
TAKE ACTION NOW TO SECURE ANY LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS.

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