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Wind Advisory

Statement as of 9:40 PM EDT on October 22, 2014

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on October 23, 2014

... Wind Advisory in effect until 8 am EDT Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect until 8 am EDT Thursday.

* Location... for much eastern Massachusetts into Worcester County
and southward into northeast Connecticut and all of Rhode
Island. This includes the following cities and towns of
Putnam... Willimantic... Milford... Worcester... Foxboro...
Norwood... Taunton... Brockton... Fall River... New Bedford...
Mattapoisett... Manchester... Nashua... Foster... Smithfield...
Providence... West Greenwich... Warwick... Bristol...
Narragansett... westerly and Newport.

* Winds... north 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Timing... the strongest winds will occur tonight in heavy rain
squalls and isolated thunderstorms.

* Impacts... these strong winds may result in some downed tree
limbs and even isolated power outages. The heavy rain combined
with many fully leafed trees will likely exacerbate the
potential for downed tree limbs.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be
31 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 46 and 57 mph. Winds
this strong are capable of Downing small tree limbs and
branches... possibly causing isolated power outages. Driving can
also be difficult... especially for high profile vehicles.

Public Information Statement

Statement as of 11:32 PM EDT on October 22, 2014

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 7
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Skywarn spotters... cooperative observers... media and
Highway departments for these reports. This summary is also available
on our home Page at weather.Gov/Boston

***********************peak wind gust***********************

Location Max wind time/date comments
                        gust of
                         mph measurement


... Bristol County...
   Fairhaven 52 758 PM 10/22 West Island

... Essex County...
   Rockport 53 710 PM 10/22 amateur radio
   5 WNW Beverly 47 520 PM 10/22 ASOS
   Marblehead 47 714 PM 10/22 amateur radio

... Middlesex County...
   Cambridge 46 602 PM 10/22 amateur radio
   Wakefield 45 737 PM 10/22 trained spotter

... Norfolk County...
   3 SSW Milton 49 504 PM 10/22 ASOS
   Cohasset 46 710 PM 10/22 trained spotter

... Plymouth County...
   Hull 60 905 PM 10/22 mesonet
   Scituate 50 644 PM 10/22 Humarock section

... Suffolk County...
   Winthrop 56 954 PM 10/22 amateur radio
   1 N East Boston 51 515 PM 10/22 ASOS
   South Boston 46 515 PM 10/22 trained spotter

Rhode Island

... Washington County...
   Charlestown 47 600 PM 10/22 amateur radio
   Block Island 46 515 PM 10/22 AWOS

***********************sustained wind***********************

Location wind time/date comments
                        speed of
                         mph measurement


... Plymouth County...
   Hull 46 954 PM 10/22 mesonet

... Suffolk County...
   1 N East Boston 41 528 PM 10/22 ASOS

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