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NWS: Wind Advisory in effect from 6AM to Midnight

NWS: Wind Advisory in effect from 6AM to Midnight

Bill Stephens

February 2nd, 2016

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..WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO
MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

* SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL PICK UP DRAMATICALLY TODAY...GUSTING 35 TO
  45 MPH AT TIMES. THE STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO
  THE EVENING...ESPECIALLY ALONG AND EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI
  RIVER.

* OPERATORS OF SMALL WATERCRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION
  DUE TO WHITE CAPPING CONDITIONS. IN ADDITION...DRIVERS OF HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD ALSO EXERCISE CAUTION...ESPECIALLY
  THOSE TRAVELING ON EAST/WEST ORIENTED ROADWAYS. THE WIND GUSTS
  SHOULD SUBSIDE SOME LATER TUESDAY NIGHT.

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 45 MPH FOR ANY DURATION.

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