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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
451 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS WILL AFFECT MUCH OF EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS
AND RHODE ISLAND RESULTING IN AREAS OF WIND DAMAGE AND POWER
OUTAGES THROUGH THIS MORNING...

MAZ007-231400-
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EASTERN ESSEX MA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...GLOUCESTER
451 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS
MORNING...

* LOCATION...ESSEX COUNTY INCLUDING CAPE ANN AREA.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR IN HEAVY RAIN SQUALLS
  AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH 11 AM.

* IMPACTS...THESE STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN DOWNED TREES AND
  POWER OUTAGES. THE HEAVY RAIN COMBINED WITH MANY FULLY LEAFED
  TREES WILL LIKELY EXACERBATE THE POTENTIAL FOR DOWNED TREES.

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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