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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
940 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...VERY STRONG NORTHEAST WIND GUSTS WILL AFFECT THE EXTREME EAST
COAST OF MASSACHUSETTS AND RESULT IN WIND DAMAGE AND POWER
OUTAGES THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...

MAZ007-014>016-019-230945-
/O.CON.KBOX.HW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-141023T1200Z/
EASTERN ESSEX MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-
EASTERN NORFOLK MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GLOUCESTER...CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...
QUINCY...PLYMOUTH
940 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THURSDAY...

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS COAST INCLUDING THE
  BOSTON METROPOLITAN AREA.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

* TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR TONIGHT WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 60 MPH POSSIBLE. THE HIGHEST OF THESE WINDS WILL BE ACROSS
  COASTAL ESSEX COUNTY.

* 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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