Published: 02/23/2019 @ 07:29 PM Updated: 02/23/2019 @ 07:29 PM
High Wind Warning Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)
Indiana Target Area: Adams, Allen, Blackford, Cass, De Kalb, Elkhart, Fulton, Grant, Huntington, Jay, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Marshall, Miami, Noble, Pulaski, St. Joseph, Starke, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, White and Whitley Counties.
HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST /6 AM CST/ SUNDAY TO 1 AM EST /MIDNIGHT CST/ MONDAY.
*Sustained west winds of 35 to 40 mph, with frequent gusts of 50 mph are expected to start early Sunday morning and persist into the evening hours of Sunday.
*Periods of sustained winds to 45 mph and wind gusts to 60 mph are also expected, especially during the day Sunday.
*Downed tree limbs and small trees could block roads and lead to power outages as well as cause minor structural damage.
*Driving in high profile vehicles, especially on north-south roads could become hazardous.
*Unsecured outdoor objects will be blown around.
Instructions: 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.