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High Wind Warning
Issued: 2:58 PM EST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning in effect from 2 PM Sunday to 6 PM EST

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a High
Wind Warning, which is in effect from 2 PM Sunday to 6 PM EST
Monday. The high wind watch is no longer in effect.

* Winds... west 20 to 30 mph with 45 to 55 mph gusts.

* Timing... a surge of winds late Sunday afternoon and early Sunday
evening is expected to result in gusts up to 55 mph. Another
round of strong winds will affect the area late Sunday night
through Monday.

* Impacts... strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are expected.

* Additional details... the ground is quite saturated, and rainfall
this weekend, generally ranging from 1/2 to 1 inch, will add to
this. It will not take much wind to result in downed trees and
power lines.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

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