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High Wind Warning for Listening Area

Brock Kappelmann - April 17, 2018 5:52 am

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
815 AM CDT Tue Apr 17 2018

KSZ030-031-043>046-063>065-076>079-086-087-180200-
/O.UPG.KDDC.HW.A.0005.180417T2000Z-180418T0600Z/
/O.EXA.KDDC.HW.W.0010.180417T2000Z-180418T0200Z/
Trego-Ellis-Scott-Lane-Ness-Rush-Finney-Hodgeman-Pawnee-Haskell-
Gray-Ford-Edwards-Seward-Meade-
Including the cities of Wakeeney, Pheifer, Hays, Scott City,
Scott State Lake, Dighton, Ness City, La Crosse, Garden City,
Jetmore, Hanston, Larned, Sublette, Satanta, Cimarron, Montezuma,
Dodge City, Kinsley, Lewis, Liberal, Meade, Plains City,
and Fowler
815 AM CDT Tue Apr 17 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM
CDT THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Dodge City has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to 9 PM CDT
this evening. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* TIMING...From Tuesday afternoon through late Tuesday night.

* WINDS...Sustained northwest winds of 35-45 mph with some wind
  gusts as high as 60 mph.

* IMPACTS...Occasional power interruption will also be possible.
  Travel could become hazardous where there are strong cross
  winds, especially around grain elevators. Areas of blowing
  dust Tuesday will also occur over open agriculture fields
  creating highly variable visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
405 AM CDT Tue Apr 17 2018

OKZ001-002-TXZ001-002-006-007-011-172200-
/O.UPG.KAMA.HW.A.0004.180417T1700Z-180418T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KAMA.HW.W.0006.180417T1700Z-180418T0200Z/
Cimarron-Texas-Dallam-Sherman-Hartley-Moore-Oldham-
Including the cities of Boise City, Keyes, Guymon, Dalhart,
Stratford, Hartley, Channing, Dumas, and Vega
405 AM CDT Tue Apr 17 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from noon today to 9 PM CDT this
evening. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* Timing...Noon to 9 PM CDT.

* Winds...Southwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.

* Impacts...High winds can blow down small outbuildings and
  break limbs. Sudden wind gusts can cause drivers to lose
  control... especially in lightweight or high profile vehicles.
  Strong winds can cause blowing dust...reducing visibility...
  and cause flying debris. Isolated power outages could be
  possible.

* Winds...Southwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.

* Impacts...High winds can blow down small outbuildings and
  break limbs. Sudden wind gusts can cause drivers to lose
  control... especially in lightweight or high profile vehicles.
  Strong winds can cause blowing dust...reducing visibility...
  and cause flying debris. Isolated power outages could be
  possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should exercise extreme caution...especially those in
lightweight or high profile vehicles. Stay alert for the
possibility of flying debris or downed power lines. People should
secure loose outdoor items.
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