High Wind Warning Issued For Coventry

National Weather Service Alert In Effect Through 8 a.m. Thursday.


The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for Coventry and the rest of the state, beginning at about 9 p.m. tonight and lasting through the evening till 8 a.m. Thursday.

Strong southwest winds of 20 - 30 mph with gusts of 50 - 60 mph will move into our area later this evening. In addition to the wind, 3/4 inch - 1 inch of rain is possible with this system and some localized flooding may occur.

Damage to trees, power lines and property is possible with winds at these speeds, according to the alert. Officials also caution people to secure outdoor objects to prevent them from being blown around during the evening.

Stephanie Caldwell January 30, 2013 at 05:13 PM
this means the dog will be cowerring under the blankets all night
Lauren Costa January 30, 2013 at 09:16 PM
Aww, really? My dogs have been known to bark at the wind then run and hide, too.


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