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NWS: High Wind Warning in Effect Until 6PM Monday Evening

Report by Paula Antolini, February 25, 2019, 5:58AM EDT

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK: The National Weather Service has issued a HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING for our area.

* WINDS…West 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* TIMING…Through 6pm this evening.

* IMPACTS…Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Scattered power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

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PEAK WIND GUST:

LOCATION / MAX WIND GUST MPH /  TIME/DATE OF MEASUREMENT  

CONNECTICUT

…Fairfield County…

   Danbury Airport         46  1204 AM  2/25  ASOS (Automated Surface Observing System.)

   Bridgeport Airport      44   158 AM  2/25  ASOS 

…Middlesex County…

   2 WSW (Winter Storm Message) Chester           40  1035 PM  2/24  NONFEDAWOS

...New Haven County…

   Lighthouse Point        50   110 AM  2/25  WXFLOW

   Meriden Airport         48   306 AM  2/25  ASOS

…New London County…

   Groton Airport          41   321 AM  2/25  ASOS

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Detailed Forecast

Overnight

A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 35. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. West wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

Monday

Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 30 by 10am. Wind chill values between 15 and 25. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.

Monday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. West wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

Tuesday

Sunny, with a high near 29. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. Northwest wind 9 to 15 mph.

Tuesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

Wednesday

Partly sunny, with a high near 28.

Wednesday Night

A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 22.

Thursday

Partly sunny, with a high near 36.

Thursday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

Friday

A chance of snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Friday Night

A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

Saturday

A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.

Saturday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

Sunday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.

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