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High Wind Watch
Issued: 4:20 PM CST Feb. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch in effect from Saturday morning through
Saturday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a high wind
watch, which is in effect from Saturday morning through Saturday
afternoon.

* Timing... 6 am Saturday through 6 PM Saturday evening.

* Winds... west 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Impacts... high winds can blow down small outbuildings and
break limbs. Sudden wind gusts can cause drivers to lose
control... especially in lightweight or high profile vehicles.
Strong winds can cause blowing dust... reducing visibility...
and cause flying debris. Isolated power outages could be
possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means there is potential for sustained winds of
at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more. People in the watch
area should secure any loose outdoor items such as garbage cans
or lawn furniture. Persons planning to drive in the watch area...
especially high profile vehicles... should consider delaying
travel until the high wind threat diminishes.



Rutt


420 PM CST Thu Feb 21 2019

... High wind watch in effect from Saturday morning through
Saturday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a high wind
watch, which is in effect from Saturday morning through Saturday
afternoon.

* Timing... 6 am Saturday through 6 PM Saturday evening.

* Winds... west 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Impacts... high winds can blow down small outbuildings and
break limbs. Sudden wind gusts can cause drivers to lose
control... especially in lightweight or high profile vehicles.
Strong winds can cause blowing dust... reducing visibility...
and cause flying debris. Isolated power outages could be
possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means there is potential for sustained winds of
at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more. People in the watch
area should secure any loose outdoor items such as garbage cans
or lawn furniture. Persons planning to drive in the watch area...
especially high profile vehicles... should consider delaying
travel until the high wind threat diminishes.



Rutt



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