Lapeer Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

High Wind Watch
Statement as of 4:17 PM EST on November 23, 2014

...High wind watch in effect from Monday morning through Monday evening...

The National Weather Service in Detroit/Pontiac has issued a high wind watch...which is in effect from Monday morning through Monday evening.

Hazardous weather...

* a powerful cold front will move through Southeast Michigan during Monday afternoon. Southwest wind gusts in the 50 to 60 mph range are possible from Monday afternoon through Monday evening.

* There is also potential for wind gusts near 50 mph with rain showers just along and ahead of the front which could begin by late morning.

Impacts...

* wind gusts in the 50 to 60 mph range could potentially be damaging to structures...hazardous to motorists...and to those engaged in outdoor activity.

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.

* Prepare...plan...and stay informed. Visit http://go.USA.Gov/rr8

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