High Wind Watch

Last Updated: 22:34 PM. Tuesday, Jan 02, 2018 EST

Until 01:00 AM. Friday, Jan 05, 2018

MAZ005-006-013>018-020-021-RIZ001>008-031130- /O.CON.KBOX.HW.A.0001.180104T1200Z-180105T0600Z/ Central Middlesex MA-Western Essex MA-Western Norfolk MA- Southeast Middlesex MA-Suffolk MA-Eastern Norfolk MA- Northern Bristol MA-Western Plymouth MA-Southern Bristol MA- Southern Plymouth MA-Northwest Providence RI- Southeast Providence RI-Western Kent RI-Eastern Kent RI- Bristol RI-Washington RI-Newport RI-Block Island RI- Including the cities of Framingham, Lowell, Lawrence, Foxborough, Norwood, Cambridge, Boston, Quincy, Taunton, Brockton, Fall River, New Bedford, Mattapoisett, Foster, Smithfield, Providence, Coventry, West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick, Bristol, Narragansett, Westerly, Newport, and New Shoreham 1024 PM EST Tue Jan 2 2018 ...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT... * Location...Much of eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island including the cities of Framingham, Lowell, Lawrence, Foxborough, Norwood, Cambridge, Boston, Quincy, Taunton, Brockton, Fall River, New Bedford, Mattapoisett, Foster, Smithfield, Providence, Coventry, West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick, Bristol, Narragansett, Westerly, Newport, and New Shoreham. * Winds...Northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. * Timing...strongest winds Thursday afternoon and evening. * Impacts...A High Wind Watch means the potential exists for a damaging wind event. These strong winds are capable of downing trees and power lines, as well causing property damage. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A High Wind Watch means the potential exists for a damaging wind event. These strong winds are capable of downing trees and power lines, as well causing property damage. If a high wind warning is issued, stay inside and away from windows. && $$

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Forecast by

Meteorologist Shiri Spear