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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1011 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO NEAR HURRICANE FORCE WILL CONTINUE
ACROSS NANTUCKET THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...

MAZ024-272315-
/O.CON.KBOX.HW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150128T0600Z/
NANTUCKET MA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...NANTUCKET
1011 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

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

* LOCATION...NANTUCKET.

* WINDS...NORTH 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 65 AND 75 MPH.

* TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON
  BEFORE DIMINISHING SOME THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...WIND GUSTS NEAR HURRICANE FORCE WILL RESULT IN DOWNED
  TREES AND NUMEROUS POWER OUTAGES. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE WHERE
  GIVEN THE AMOUNT OF HEAVY WET SNOW THAT HAS FALLEN.

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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