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High Wind Watch
Issued: 10:44 AM EST Jan. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch in effect from Saturday morning through
Saturday evening...

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a high wind
watch, which is in effect from Saturday morning through Saturday

* Winds... south 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.

* Timing... from daybreak Saturday through the evening hours.

* Impacts... damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
Isolated power outages are possible. Travel will be difficult,
especially for high profile vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph... and/or
gusts of 58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the
latest forecasts.

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