McHenry Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Wind Warning
Issued: 9:49 PM EST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect from 3 am CST /4 am EST/
to 6 PM CST /7 PM EST/ Sunday...

* timing... very strong west winds will develop late tonight and
early Sunday morning and persist into Sunday evening.

* Winds... sustained west winds of 40 mph with gusts up to 60

* Impacts... difficult travel, especially for high profile
vehicles on north to south roads. Unsecured objects outdoors
blown around. Tree limb damage and sporadic power outages

* Scattered snow showers in the morning may produce near white-
out conditions for brief periods in open areas of far northern

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.