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Wintergreen & Nelson : High Wind Watch Friday : Mountain Gusts to 60 MPH Possible

[ 0 ] February 23, 2012 |

Via NWS: A High Wind Watch is is in effect for the areas shaded in brown from Friday morning into the afternoon. Wind gusts of up to 60 MPH are possible, especially in the mountainous areas of Nelson.

HIGH WIND WATCH
URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
140 PM EST THU FEB 23 2012

WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-
FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-
RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…HAGERSTOWN…FREDERICK…WESTMINSTER…
FROSTBURG…CUMBERLAND…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…
WINCHESTER…FRONT ROYAL…CHARLOTTESVILLE…WASHINGTON…
LEESBURG…WARRENTON…HIGHTOWN…MONTEREY…MARTINSBURG…
CHARLES TOWN…MOOREFIELD…BAYARD…MOUNT STORM…PETERSBURG…
ELK GARDEN…KEYSER…FORT ASHBY…CIRCLEVILLE…FRANKLIN
140 PM EST THU FEB 23 2012

…HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A HIGH WIND WATCH…IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING…STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS…WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH BY LATE
AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. WIND GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

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