Wind Advisory posted for Saturday night through Sunday Night
December 30th, 2011 by Ric Hanson
The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Wind Advisory in effect from 6-p.m. Saturday through 6-p.m. Sunday, for the following counties:
CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR and RINGGOLD COUNTIES
Issued 332 PM CST FRI DEC 30 2011
TIMING…WINDS SHOULD INCREASE EARLY SATURDAY EVENING AND REMAIN STRONG THROUGH SUNDAY. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL LIKELY BE DURING THE DAY ON SUNDAY.
WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS FROM 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS FROM 45 TO 50 MPH.
IMPACTS…THE PROLONGED PERIOD OF STRONG WINDS WILL IMPACT TRAVEL, ESPECIALLY HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES OVER THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND. MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE IS POSSIBLE WITH WIND SPEEDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE.
A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT, ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.