HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT / POSSIBILITY EXISTS FOR 50 TO 60 MPH GUSTS
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE FRIDAY
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND WATCH...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT FOR THE
HIGHER TERRAIN OF FAR WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS AS WELL AS ALL AREAS ALONG AND
SOUTH OF THE MASSACHUSETTS TURNPIKE.
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR DAMAGING SOUTHWEST WIND
GUSTS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT. A LINE OF HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY
EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AHEAD OF THE APPROACHING COLD
FRONT. THE HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WILL HAVE THE
POTENTIAL TO BRING DOWN VERY STRONG WINDS ALOFT TO THE GROUND. THE
POSSIBILITY EXISTS FOR 50 TO 60 MPH WIND GUSTS WITH THIS ACTIVITY.
IN ADDITION...WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR A FEW HOURS
BEHIND THE FRONT AS MUCH COOLER AIR MOVES INTO THE REGION.
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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Observed at: Boston, Massachusetts
Elevation: 16 ft / 5 m
68 °F / 20 °C
Dew Point: 55 °F / 13 °C
Wind: 17 mph / 28 km/h from the SW
Wind Gust: 29 mph / 46 km/h
Pressure: 30.09 in / 1019 hPa
Visibility: 10.0 miles / 16.1 kilometers
UV: 1 out of 16
Clouds: Few 2200 ft / 670 m
Few 16000 ft / 4876 m
Mostly Cloudy 25000 ft / 7620 m
(Above Ground Level)
Raw METAR Aviation
Flight Rule: VFR (KBOS)
Wind Speed: 17 mph / 28 km/h
Wind Dir: 230° (SW)
Ceiling: 25000 ft / 7620 m
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Forecast as of 10:16 am EST on November 30, 2006
SW winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to around 20 kt late. Gusts up to 25 kt.
Waves around 2 ft.
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers after
midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
SW winds 10 to 15 kt becoming E in the afternoon with gusts up to 20 kt.
Waves around 2 ft. Showers likely in the morning...then showers with a
chance of tstms in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
S winds 20 to 25 kt...becoming SW 25 to 30 kt around midnight...then
becoming W 20 to 25 kt late. Gusts up to 40 kt. Waves around 2 ft...except
up to 5 ft at the Outer Harbor entrance. Showers in the evening with vsby 1
to 3 nm.
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt...decreasing to 5 to 10 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft.
NW winds 5 to 10 kt until late afternoon... becoming N until just after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of snow.
N winds 10 to 15 kt until late afternoon...becoming NW 15 to 20 kt until
just after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of snow through early
evening. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm. Winds and waves higher in and
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