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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1200 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...HIGH WINDS LIKELY ACROSS EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE
ISLAND TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

MAZ019-021>024-011200-
/O.CON.KBOX.HW.W.0004.141101T2100Z-141102T2100Z/
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-
NANTUCKET MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PLYMOUTH...MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...
FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...VINEYARD HAVEN...NANTUCKET
1200 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT TODAY TO 4
PM EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATION...COASTAL SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS.

* WINDS...NORTH 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

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

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

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
952 PM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

UTZ003-005-015-011200-
/O.CON.KSLC.HW.W.0006.141101T0600Z-141102T0400Z/
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL UTAH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SALT LAKE CITY...TOOELE...WENDOVER...
SNOWVILLE...DELTA...FILLMORE
952 PM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT SATURDAY...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS...GREAT SALT
  LAKE DESERT...AND WEST CENTRAL UTAH...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 80.

* IMPACTS...STRONG CROSS WINDS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ALONG I-80 FROM SALT LAKE
  WEST TO WENDOVER...AND HIGHWAY 50 BETWEEN I-15 AND THE NEVADA
  BORDER STARTING LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH MUCH OF THE
  DAY SATURDAY. IN ADDITION...BLOWING DUST MAY CAUSE VISIBILITY
  RESTRICTIONS. LIGHT WEIGHT LOOSE ITEMS MAY BECOME AIRBORNE. WIND
  SENSITIVE OPERATIONS WILL BE AFFECTED.

* WINDS...SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TONIGHT AND
  BECOME STRONG LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS
  OF 60 MPH. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL INITIALLY DEVELOP ACROSS
  WEST CENTRAL UTAH AND THE GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT...THEN SPREAD
  INTO THE TOOELE AND SALT LAKE VALLEYS BY SUNRISE SATURDAY. WINDS
  WILL DIMINISH LATE IN THE DAY THEN DROP OFF SATURDAY EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR IS OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR
GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE. VEHICLES...
ESPECIALLY HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES...CAN BE DIFFICULT TO CONTROL AT
TIMES IN HIGH WINDS. MOTORISTS SHOULD TAKE EXTRA CAUTION...
ESPECIALLY WHILE CROSSING BRIDGES...OVERPASSES AND UNSHELTERED
AREAS.

&&

$$

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