Wind Advisory for part of the KJAN listening until 4-pm Sun. (4/14)

News, Weather

April 14th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD

345 AM CDT SUN APR 14 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING…OVER THE SOUTHWEST PORTION OF THE ADVISORY WINDS WILL BEGIN TO BECOME STRONG AROUND 10 AM AND ACROSS THE EAST THE WINDS WILL BEGIN TO BECOME STRONG AROUND 1 PM IN THE AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 TO 45 MPH FOR A PERIOD OF 3 TO 4 HOURS.

* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT… ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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.