hurricane warning

[ hur-i-keyn wawr-ning, huhr- ]
/ ˈhɜr ɪˌkeɪn ˈwɔr nɪŋ, ˈhʌr- /

noun Meteorology.

a notification by the National Weather Service of anticipated or occurring winds, originating from a tropical cyclone, with sustained speeds of at least 64 knots (74 miles per hour, 33 meters per second): when water levels and waves from such a system continue to be dangerously high, a hurricane warning may remain in effect even if the winds have subsided to less than hurricane force.

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Origin of hurricane warning

First recorded in 1900–05
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020