High Wind Watch in Place for Northeast and north-central Alabama

A High Wind Watch has been issued by the National Weather Service in Huntsville for Madison, Marshall, DeKalb, Jackson counties in northern Alabama as well as Franklin, Lincoln and Moore counties in middle Tennessee. Additionally, a Wind Advisory is in effect for other areas of southern-middle Tennessee

High Wind Watch from NWS Huntsville
... High wind watch in effect from Monday afternoon through late
Monday night...

The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a high wind
watch... which is in effect from Monday afternoon through late
Monday night.

* Timing and areas affected... Madison, Marshall, Jackson, and DeKalb
counties in northern Alabama, as well as Lincoln, Moore, and
Franklin counties in southern Tennessee between noon Monday and 3
am CST Tuesday.

* Winds... sustained winds of 35 to 40 mph, along with gusts up to 55
mph.

* Impacts... winds of this magnitude will be capable of producing
significant tree and power line damage. Minor structural damage
is also possible.

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.

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Wind Advisory from NWS Nashville
... Wind Advisory in effect from 9 am Monday to midnight CST
Monday night...

The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect from 9 am Monday to midnight CST
Monday night.

* Timing... Monday morning through Monday night... with strongest
winds expected late Monday afternoon into Monday evening.

* Winds... south winds of 10 to 20 mph on Monday morning... increasing
to 15 to 30 mph with gusts of 35 to 50 mph Monday afternoon into
Monday evening.

* Impacts... some trees... tree limbs... and power lines may be blown
down with scattered power outages possible. Loose outdoor
objects will be blown around.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds over 40 mph are expected. Winds
this strong may blow down trees or tree limbs and cause isolated
power outages. Secure any loose outdoor objects that could be
blown around. Driving may also become difficult... especially for
high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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