High Wind Watch for Jefferson and Lewis Counties

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High Wind Watch in effect from late Saturday night through late Sunday night for Jefferson and Lewis Counties, especially the northwest facing slope of the Tug Hill and in the Black River Valley. 

Winds…south 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.  Strong wind gusts could bring down trees and powerlines and result in scattered power outages. Minor property damage is also possible, especially to roofs and siding. Travel in high profile vehicles will be difficult at times.

Strong winds of 58 mph or greater could produce property damage, including downed trees and power lines that could result in power outages. Home owners should secure personal property.

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