High Wind Warning for Friday
Brock Kappelmann - January 14, 2022 6:03 am
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Dodge City KS 356 AM CST Fri Jan 14 2022 KSZ043-044-061>063-074>077-084>087-142200- /O.UPG.KDDC.HW.A.0001.220114T1800Z-220115T0000Z/ /O.NEW.KDDC.HW.W.0001.220114T1800Z-220115T1200Z/ Scott-Lane-Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Stanton-Grant-Haskell-Gray- Morton-Stevens-Seward-Meade- Including the cities of Scott City, Scott State Lake, Dighton, Syracuse, Lakin, Deerfield, Garden City, Johnson City, Ulysses, Sublette, Satanta, Cimarron, Montezuma, Elkhart, Hugoton, Liberal, Meade, Plains City, and Fowler 356 AM CST Fri Jan 14 2022 /256 AM MST Fri Jan 14 2022/ ...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST /11 AM MST/ TODAY TO 6 AM CST /5 AM MST/ SATURDAY... * WHAT...North winds 30 to 45 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected. * WHERE...Portions of southwest and west central Kansas. * WHEN...From noon CST /11 AM MST/ today to 6 AM CST /5 AM MST/ Saturday. * IMPACTS...Tree damage, light structural damage, and sporadic power outages will be possible with high winds. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles and around grain elevators. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Given the expanding drought conditions, areas of blowing dust will likely occur, especially across far west central and southwest Kansas. Visibility can be reduced locally to less than one mile in blowing dust. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... The Kansas Department of Health and Environment recommends that you take preventative measures during this blowing dust event...such as staying indoors or wearing protective breathing masks if outside. High dust concentrations can cause respiratory problems...decrease lung activity...aggravate asthma...and lead to potential heart-related problems...especially with children...elderly...or those with pre-existing respiratory conditions.
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Amarillo TX 317 AM CST Fri Jan 14 2022 OKZ001>003-TXZ001>004-006-007-141800- /O.UPG.KAMA.HW.A.0001.220114T1800Z-220115T0000Z/ /O.NEW.KAMA.HW.W.0001.220114T1600Z-220115T1200Z/ Cimarron-Texas-Beaver-Dallam-Sherman-Hansford-Ochiltree-Hartley- Moore- Including the cities of Hartley, Spearman, Channing, Forgan, Boise City, Dalhart, Gruver, Masterson, Romero, Conlen, Waka, Perryton, Stratford, Wolf Creek Park, Keyes, Beaver, Four Way, Ware, Farnsworth, Dumas, and Guymon 317 AM CST Fri Jan 14 2022 ...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 AM CST SATURDAY... * WHAT...North winds 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 65 mph expected. * WHERE...In Oklahoma, Beaver, Cimarron and Texas Counties. In Texas, Dallam, Hansford, Hartley, Moore, Ochiltree and Sherman Counties. * WHEN...From 10 AM this morning to 6 AM CST Saturday. * IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Remain in the lower levels of your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Watch for falling debris and tree limbs. Use caution if you must drive. &&