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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In Central, Tayside and Fife, there were high wind warnings on the Friarton and Tay Bridges.
There was a high wind warning, and it blew him over,'' she said.
At the Erskine Bridge, on the Clyde, high wind warning signs were in operation but traffic was still allowed to pass.
High wind warnings were put in place for bridges, including the Erskine and Kessock crossings.
Portland and Seattle and parts of California were also under high wind warnings, with winds over 50 mph causing damage to structures and knocking down trees and disrupting power lines.
High wind warnings extend across Washington, Virginia, and Maryland, which are all in declared states of emergency.
Traffic Scotland issued high wind warnings for the Forth Road, Skye, Erskine and Dornoch bridges and warned of surface water on Strathclyde roads.
Residents on both sides of the country are experiencing the full impact of Mother Nature as high wind warnings, flood watches and even a blizzard warning threaten the West Coast, while a Nor'easter dumps more than a foot of snow in some parts of the East Coast.
In many of the impacted areas, the National Weather Service had issued high wind warnings.
High wind warnings were in effect for coastal Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, New Jersey, and the eastern tip of New York's Long Island.
A morning easyJet flight from Aldergrove to Standsted had to land in Liverpool after high wind warnings were issued in the London area.