Nantucket Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Wind Warning
Issued: 4:09 AM EST Jan. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect from 9 am this morning to
7 PM EST this evening...

* winds... south 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Timing... strongest winds from late this morning into the
afternoon.

* Impacts... damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

* Location... southern Rhode Island and far southeast
Massachusetts. This includes Cape Cod and the islands.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning is issued when sustained winds of 40 mph are
expected for at least one hour, with gusts of 58 mph or greater
at any time. Damage to trees, power lines, and property are
possible with winds of this magnitude. Power outages are likely.
Take action to secure loose outdoor objects.