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High Wind Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
240 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

NYZ006>008-240345-
/O.NEW.KBUF.HW.A.0004.141124T2100Z-141125T0900Z/
OSWEGO-JEFFERSON-LEWIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OSWEGO...WATERTOWN...LOWVILLE
240 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT.

* LOCATIONS...OSWEGO...JEFFERSON AND LEWIS COUNTIES.

* TIMING...LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE COULD BRING DOWN SOME TREE
  LIMBS AND POSSIBLY SOME POWER LINES RESULTING IN SCATTERED POWER
  OUTAGES. THESE WINDS WOULD ALSO MAKE DIFFICULT TRAVEL FOR HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES. IN ADDITION...HOLIDAY DECORATIONS COULD BE
  DAMAGED AND OTHER LOOSE OUTDOOR ITEMS SUCH AS TRASH CANS COULD
  BE BLOWN AWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THAT THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR STRONG
DAMAGING WINDS TO DEVELOP. THESE STRONG WINDS COULD BRING DOWN
TREES AND POWER LINES AS WELL AS CAUSE PROPERTY DAMAGE. IF A HIGH
WIND WARNING IS ISSUED...STAY INSIDE...AND AWAY FROM WINDOWS. BE
PREPARED FOR TREES BLOCKING ROADWAYS AND POWER OUTAGES. STAY
TUNED TO WEATHER RADIO OR THE OTHER RADIO AND TV STATIONS FOR
FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES.

&&

$$

RSH/TMA/JJR





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