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High Wind Watch
Statement as of 09:52 AM EDT on Oktober 31, 2014

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

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

* Location...eastern Massachusetts except Cape Cod and the islands and all of Rhode Island.

* Winds...north 20 to 30 mph with gusts possible up to 60 mph.

* Timing...expect winds to increase Saturday afternoon peaking overnight into Sunday morning.

* Impacts...power lines...trees...and tree limbs may be downed by these winds. Fully or partially leaved trees will be the most susceptible to this damage.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means the potential exists for strong damaging winds to develop in the mentioned areas. These strong winds are capable of Downing trees and power lines as well as causing property damage. If a High Wind Warning is issued...stay inside and away from windows.

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