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Posted on: March 9, 2023

Weather Preparedness Week: High Winds, Storms & Hail

An interstate ൚ wheeler" truck turned over by high winds...

Safety Facts About High Winds

High winds can occur during a severe thunderstorm, with a strong weather system, or can flow down a mountain. When winds are sustained at 40-50 mph, isolated wind damage is possible.

Widespread significant wind damage can occur with higher wind speeds. During strong thunderstorms, straightline wind speeds can exceed 100 mph. High winds can blow objects around and pose a significant threat to your safety.

Understanding the risks can help you prepare for these events.

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