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High Wind Warning Issued

KSCB News - December 18, 2012 3:32 pm

…HIGH WIND WARNING FOR FAR SOUTHWEST KANSAS…

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON. STRONG
NORTHERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT. WINDS OF 35 TO 45
MPH WITH GUSTS AT 55 TO 65 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE AREA FROM
SYRACUSE TO GARDEN CITY AND DODGE CITY SOUTH SOUTH TO THE OKLAHOMA
STATE LINE. IN ADDITION, SOME LIGHT SNOW COULD CAUSE LOCALIZED
KSZ074076-084088-192200-
/O.UPG.KDDC.HW.A.0005.121219T2000Z-121220T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KDDC.HW.W.0010.121219T2100Z-121220T0600Z/
STANTON-GRANT-HASKELL-MORTON-STEVENS-SEWARD-MEADE-CLARK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…JOHNSON CITY…ULYSSES…SUBLETTE…
SATANTA…ELKHART…RICHFIELD…HUGOTON…MOSCOW…LIBERAL…
KISMET…MEADE…FOWLER…ASHLAND…MINNEOLA
504 AM CST WED DEC 19 2012

…HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT
CST TONIGHT. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING…LATE THIS AFTERNOON TO EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* WINDS…35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS AT 55 TO 65 MPH.

* IMPACTS…THESE STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT…
ESPECIALLY IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS SUCH
AS TRASH CANS CAN BE MOVED OR TOSSED. SOME BLOWING DUST WILL
LIKELY REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO 1 MILE OR LESS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING.

HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT
CST WEDNESDAY NIGHT…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AMARILLO HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT CST
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* EVENT…SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ARE LIKELY WITH GUSTS TO 60
MPH POSSIBLE ACROSS ALL OF THE OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS PANHANDLES.

* TIMING…STRONG SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS MAINLY THE
SOUTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE BY LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING. HOWEVER…THE
STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE NORTHERLY WINDS ARRIVING BEHIND A COLD
FRONT WHICH WILL PUSH THROUGH THE PANHANDLES FROM EARLY AFTERNOON
THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACTS…THESE STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE TRAVEL EXTREMELY
DIFFICULT…ESPECIALLY IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES…INCLUDING TRUCKS.
LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS SUCH AS TRASH CANS AND TRAMPOLINES CAN BE
MOVED OR TOSSED. BLOWING DUST IS EXPECTED…REDUCING VISIBILITIES
TO 1 MILE OR LESS AT TIMES. IN ADDITION…THERE IS A SMALL CHANCE OF
SNOW OVER MAINLY THE OKLAHOMA AND FAR NORTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE.
THOUGH SNOW TOTALS WILL BE BELOW ONE HALF INCH…IF ANY SNOW
FALLS…WINDS WILL CONTRIBUTE TO AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.

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.

 

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