gale warning

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gale warning

[′gāl ‚wȯrn·iŋ]
(meteorology)
A storm warning for marine interests of impending winds from 28 to 47 knots (52-87 kilometers per hour), signaled by two triangular red pennants by day, and a white lantern over a red lantern by night.
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According to The Weather Channel, wind is also posing a threat to parts of the Northwest with gusts over 50 mph impacting much of southwest Oregon and northern California, an area that hasn't seen high wind warnings in more than two years.
High wind warnings issued in the valleys and passes Thursday are expected to be downgraded to advisories today, Sirard said.
High wind warnings were issued for Long Island and parts of New England for Sunday night and Monday morning.
A morning easyJet flight from Aldergrove to Standsted had to land in Liverpool after high wind warnings were issued in the London area.
Shortly before the accident, the National Weather Service issued high wind warnings for the area.
The Dornoch Bridge on the A9 was closed to high-sided vehicles, with high wind warnings on the Skye Bridge, Forth Road Bridge and Kessock Bridge.
Weather forecasters canceled high wind warnings Monday though the Malibu area after gusts as strong as 42 mph.
High wind warnings were also in place on the Kessock, Skye, Friarton and Erskine bridges.
High wind warnings remained in effect Sunday for passes and canyons.
A winter storm warning for Eastern Oregon was canceled Sunday but high wind warnings remain in effect for much of the eastern and central parts of the state through tonight.
Karl called me early one evening a few weeks back, when the coast was getting pelted by high wind warnings.