Northwest Aroostook Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Wind Watch
Issued: 3:12 PM EDT Sep. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch in effect from Friday morning through late
Friday night...

The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a high wind
watch, which is in effect from Friday morning through late Friday
night.

* Winds... south 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* Timing... Friday through Friday evening.

* Impacts... gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
limbs could be blown down and power outages may result.

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... or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.



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