Nelson & Wintergreen : High Wind Warning – Friday Afternoon

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Via NWS : A Wind Advisory followed by a High Wind Warning goes into effect for for Nelson and Wintergreen Friday afternoon. Look to right under Nelson Weather Alerts for latest text updates.

WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 2 PM EST FRIDAY
HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 7 PM EST FRIDAY

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
836 PM EST THU FEB 24 2011

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-
HARFORD-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-
ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-
MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WASHINGTON…FREDERICK…WESTMINSTER…
GAITHERSBURG…COLUMBIA…BALTIMORE…ANNAPOLIS…WALDORF…
ST MARYS CITY…CHARLOTTESVILLE…LEESBURG…CULPEPER…
MANASSAS…MANASSAS PARK…FAIRFAX…ALEXANDRIA…FALLS CHURCH…
FREDERICKSBURG…WARRENTON
836 PM EST THU FEB 24 2011

…WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 2 PM EST FRIDAY…
…HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 7 PM EST FRIDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A HIGH WIND WARNING…IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 7 PM EST
FRIDAY. THE WIND ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 2 PM EST
FRIDAY.

* TIMING…FRIDAY 11 AM TO 7 PM.

* WINDS…SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 50 MPH LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. BECOMING WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
GUSTS AROUND 60 MPH DURING MID-AFTERNOON. NORTHWESTERLY BY
EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACT…POSSIBILITY OF DOWNED TREES…LARGE BRANCHES AND POWER
LINES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH ARE
EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN BRING DOWN BRANCHES AND POWER
LINES AND MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT…ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED.
WIND GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE. SECURE
ANY LOOSE OUTDOOR PROPERTY.

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