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Wind Advisory Posted for Wednesday

KSCB News - April 30, 2013 4:35 pm

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
500 AM CDT WED MAY 1 2013

…STRONG NORTH WINDS TODAY AND FREEZING TEMPERATURES EXPECTED…

.NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE SIGNIFICANTLY BEHIND A VERY STRONG COLD
FRONT. THE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO STAY STRONG THROUGH THE MID
EVENING HOURS AS AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM MOVES TOWARD WESTERN
KANSAS.

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>065-074>078-084>087-011800-
/O.NEW.KDDC.FZ.A.0001.130502T0300Z-130502T1500Z/
/O.NEW.KDDC.HZ.A.0001.130503T0400Z-130503T1800Z/
/O.CON.KDDC.WI.Y.0017.130501T1200Z-130502T0200Z/
TREGO-ELLIS-SCOTT-LANE-NESS-RUSH-HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-HODGEMAN-
PAWNEE-STANTON-GRANT-HASKELL-GRAY-FORD-MORTON-STEVENS-SEWARD-
MEADE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WAKEENEY…CEDAR BLUFF RESERVOIR…
HAYS…ELLIS…SCOTT CITY…DIGHTON…NESS CITY…LA CROSSE…
RUSH CENTER…SYRACUSE…LAKIN…DEERFIELD…GARDEN CITY…
KALVESTA…JETMORE…HANSTON…LARNED…BURDETT…JOHNSON CITY…
ULYSSES…SUBLETTE…SATANTA…CIMARRON…MONTEZUMA…
DODGE CITY…BUCKLIN…ELKHART…RICHFIELD…HUGOTON…MOSCOW…
LIBERAL…KISMET…MEADE…FOWLER
500 AM CDT WED MAY 1 2013 /400 AM MDT WED MAY 1 2013/

…WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ THIS
EVENING…
…FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING…
…HARD FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A FREEZE
WATCH…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING. A HARD FREEZE WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS HARD
FREEZE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON.

* TIMING…STRONG NORTH WINDS THROUGH 9 PM TONIGHT. FREEZING
TEMPERATURES TONIGHT AND AGAIN THURSDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS…30 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* TEMPERATURE…29 TO 32 DEGREES TONIGHT. LOW TEMPERATURES OF 25
TO 28 DEGREES THURSDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS…STRONG WINDS CAN MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT. YET ANOTHER
SETBACK TO THE START OF THE GROWING SEASON IS EXPECTED.
AGRICULTURAL IMPACTS COULD BE SIGNIFICANT IF TEMPERATURES GET
DOWN INTO THE MID 20S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT…ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

A HARD FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE.
THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

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