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Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:53 PM CST Nov. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory now in effect from 6 am to 9 PM CST Saturday...

* timing... gusty southerly winds will occur ahead of a cold
front Saturday morning, then even stronger northwest winds
will occur after the front passes in the afternoon and early
evening hours.

* Winds... peak values 30 to 40 mph can be expected during the
morning hours. Then gusts will increase to near 45 mph at
times in the afternoon and early evening.

* Impacts... those traveling early for the Holiday week may find
travel difficult on east-west highways Saturday morning and
then north-south highways Saturday afternoon and early
evening. In addition... gusts in the 40-50 mph range can cause
some tree limbs to fall, which may lead to a few power

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

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