Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6-pm Saturday

Weather

January 18th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

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PAGE-CRAWFORD-AUDUBON-CASS-ADAIR-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD COUNTIES…

1043 AM CST SAT JAN 18 2014

…WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING…

* WINDS…NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 TO 55 MPH ARE EXPECTED.

* IMPACTS…DRIVING WILL BE DIFFICULT. WATCH FOR DEBRIS ON ROADS ALONG WITH LOCALLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING DUST. SOME SNOW SHOWERS COULD ALSO REDUCE VISIBILITIES…MAINLY ACROSS WESTERN IOWA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS BETWEEN 30 TO 39 MPH OR GUSTS BETWEEN 45 TO 57 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT…ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.