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Published: 02/22/2019 @ 02:39 PM   Updated: 02/22/2019 @ 02:39 PM

High Wind Watch Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

Indiana Target Area: Adams, Allen, Blackford, Cass, De Kalb, Elkhart, Fulton, Grant, Huntington, Jay, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Marshall, Miami, Noble, Pulaski, St. Joseph, Starke, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, White and Whitley Counties.

 

HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a High Wind Watch, which is in effect from Sunday morning through Sunday evening.

 

HAZARDOUS WEATHER:
*Sustained west winds of 30 to 40 mph, with frequent gusts of 45 to 50 mph are expected to start Sunday morning and persist into the evening hours.

*Brief periods of sustained winds to 40 mph and wind gusts up to 60 mph will be possible, especially during the morning and early afternoon hours of Sunday.

IMPACTS:
*Downed tree limbs could cause blocked roads, power line and limited structure damage. Isolated power outages will be possible.

*Driving in high profile vehicles, especially on north-south roads could become hazardous.

*Unsecured outdoor objects will be blown around.

 

Instructions: 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.