大风引起麻州停电、房屋被砸 / High Wind Warning in MA

【波士顿双语网2019年2月25日讯】美国国家气象局(NWS)今天对麻州多个城镇发布大风警告。该警告称,在今晚7点之前,阵风的最高时速可达60英里,将导致树木和电线被吹倒。在大风期间,重心高的车辆在行驶中也会有危险,请减速慢行。

上图:麻州Reading镇的一间民宅被大树砸到房顶。

在麻州中部工作的陈女士的公司今天下午三点左右突然停电,而她也接到艾克顿-博斯宝路(Acton-Boxboro)学区的电话留言,告知校车因为道路被倒下的树木阻挡,将比平时晚到。今天是麻州中小学2019年冬假之后第一天上课。

麻州今天还发生多起房屋被吹倒的大树打到的险情,目前还没有人员伤亡的报道。




NWS:HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING

* WINDS…West 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.
* TIMING…Through 7 PM this evening.
* IMPACTS…Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
* LOCATION…Eastern portions of Southern New England. This includes the cities and towns of Framingham, Lowell, Lawrence, Gloucester, Foxborough, Norwood, Cambridge, Boston, Quincy, Taunton, Brockton, Plymouth, Fall River, New Bedford, Mattapoisett, Chatham, Falmouth, Provincetown, Vineyard Haven, Nantucket, Ayer, Foster, Smithfield, Providence, Coventry, West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick, Bristol, Narragansett, Westerly, Newport, and New Shoreham.

Recommended actions

A High Wind Warning is issued when sustained winds of 40 mph are expected for at least one hour, with gusts of 58 mph or greater at any time. Damage to trees, power lines, and property are possible with winds of this magnitude. Power outages are likely. Take action to secure loose outdoor objects.



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