Wayne Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Freeze Warning, Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:12 PM CDT Oct. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening...
... Freeze warning remains in effect from 3 am to 9 am CDT
Sunday...

* timing... a Wind Advisory is in effect from 3 PM to 8 PM CDT
today and this evening. Later tonight a freeze warning is in
effect.

* Winds... winds this afternoon will gust to around 40 mph mainly
along and north of Interstate 64 in southern Illinois and
southwest Indiana. Overnight the winds will decrease to less
than 10 mph

* temperature... at or below 30 degrees for a few hours late
tonight into early tomorrow morning.

* Impacts... the strong wind gusts this afternoon may break weak
branches from trees and blow around loose objects. The sub-
freezing air late tonight will damage or kill unprotected
sensitive vegetation.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or
highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other
sensitive vegetation.

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are expected to
reach 30 mph or greater for longer than one hour... or wind gusts
are expected to reach 40 mph for any duration.






Special Statement
Issued: 3:36 AM CDT Oct. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Gusty northwest winds expected late this afternoon through
sunset...

As cold Canadian high pressure builds across the region, northwest
winds will increase significantly by 3 PM. Most of the area along
and east of the Mississippi River will see gusts up to at least 30
mph at times late this afternoon. The strongest winds will be
confined to the Interstate 64 corridor across southern Illinois
and southwest Indiana. Wind gusts in these areas may approach 40
mph. The winds will begin to diminish after 6 PM, but gusts to 25
mph may continue for much of the evening before finally settling
down.


Drs


336 am CDT Sat Oct 20 2018

... Gusty northwest winds expected late this afternoon through
sunset...

As cold Canadian high pressure builds across the region, northwest
winds will increase significantly by 3 PM. Most of the area along
and east of the Mississippi River will see gusts up to at least 30
mph at times late this afternoon. The strongest winds will be
confined to the Interstate 64 corridor across southern Illinois
and southwest Indiana. Wind gusts in these areas may approach 40
mph. The winds will begin to diminish after 6 PM, but gusts to 25
mph may continue for much of the evening before finally settling
down.


Drs