Northeast Aroostook Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Wind Watch
Issued: 3:26 AM EDT Oct. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch in effect from late tonight through Tuesday
afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a high wind
watch, which is in effect from late tonight through Tuesday
afternoon.

* Winds... west 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 50 to 60 mph possible,
especially across the higher terrain.

* Timing... 5 am Tuesday through 2 PM Tuesday.

* Impacts... strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Numerous power outages may result.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.



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