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High Wind Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
952 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...HIGH WINDS LIKELY ACROSS EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...

MAZ005>007-013>021-RIZ001>008-312200-
/O.NEW.KBOX.HW.A.0002.141101T2100Z-141102T1200Z/
CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-
WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-
EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
BLOCK ISLAND RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
GLOUCESTER...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...
TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...
MATTAPOISETT...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...
WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...
NEWPORT...BLOCK ISLAND
952 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING.

* LOCATION...EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS EXCEPT CAPE COD AND THE ISLANDS
  AND ALL OF RHODE ISLAND.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS POSSIBLE UP TO 60 MPH.

* TIMING...EXPECT WINDS TO INCREASE SATURDAY AFTERNOON PEAKING
  OVERNIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...POWER LINES...TREES...AND TREE LIMBS MAY BE DOWNED BY
  THESE WINDS. FULLY OR PARTIALLY LEAVED TREES WILL BE THE MOST
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO THIS DAMAGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR STRONG DAMAGING
WINDS TO DEVELOP IN THE MENTIONED AREAS.  THESE STRONG WINDS ARE
CAPABLE OF DOWNING TREES AND POWER LINES AS WELL AS CAUSING
PROPERTY DAMAGE.  IF A HIGH WIND WARNING IS ISSUED...STAY INSIDE
AND AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

&&

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