HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROOM 12PM-8PM SUNDAY

Weather

April 15th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: SAC-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-HAMILTON-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-STORY- AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-ADAMS-UNION- CLARKE-LUCAS-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-

415 AM CDT SUN APR 15 2012 …

HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING. .GUSTY WINDS WILL BEGIN ACROSS THE AREA EARLY THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS. THE STRONGEST WINDS AND GUSTS ARE EXPECTED FROM MID AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING.

SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH OR HIGHER ARE EXPECTED. VERY STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES, ESPECIALLY ON EAST WEST ORIENTED ROADS. THESE WINDS CAN CAUSE TREE DAMAGE AS WELL AS THE POTENTIAL FOR MINOR STRUCTURAL DAMAGE.