The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a High-Wind Warning for Prince George’s County starting at 5:00 am on Saturday. Citizens should secure loose items on your property that could become projectiles during periods of high winds. It is not uncommon for power outages to occur during these weather events; citizens should have their emergency kits at the ready. Among other items, your kit should include a flashlight/lantern with fresh batteries and a battery operated radio to stay informed of emergency information. Ensure your cell phones have a full charge.
|Event:||High Wind Warning|
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 9 PM EST SATURDAY...
|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.|