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High Wind Warning Posted for Tuesday

KSCB News - December 23, 2014 6:15 am

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
335 AM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

...STRONG NORTH WINDS EXPECTED TODAY...

.STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WERE DEVELOPING ALOFT OVER EASTERN
COLORADO AND WESTERN KANSAS EARLY THIS MORNING AND THESE ARE
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH TODAY. A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT AT
THE SURFACE WILL ALSO DEVELOP IN THIS AREA. THESE FEATURES WILL
RESULT IN HIGH WINDS DEVELOPING THIS MORNING AND CONTINUING
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

KSZ061-062-074-075-084-085-232200-
/O.UPG.KDDC.HW.A.0006.141223T1200Z-141224T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KDDC.HW.W.0013.141223T1200Z-141224T0000Z/
HAMILTON-KEARNY-STANTON-GRANT-MORTON-STEVENS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SYRACUSE...LAKIN...DEERFIELD...
JOHNSON CITY...ULYSSES...ELKHART...RICHFIELD...HUGOTON...MOSCOW
335 AM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CST /5 AM MST/ THIS
MORNING TO 6 PM CST /5 PM MST/ THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CST /5 AM MST/ THIS
MORNING TO 6 PM CST /5 PM MST/ THIS EVENING. THE HIGH WIND WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY TODAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 35 TO 45 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS AROUND 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IN AREAS OF CROSSWIND... WHICH WOULD
  MAINLY BE EAST-WEST HIGHWAYS OVER OPEN AREAS. WINDS WILL BE
  ENHANCED AROUND LARGE OBSTACLES SUCH AS GRAIN ELEVATORS. LIGHT
  ROOF DAMAGE COULD OCCUR ALONG WITH SPORADIC... BRIEF POWER
  INTERRUPTIONS. THE HIGH WINDS MAY ALSO CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING
  DUST TO DEVELOP.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
407 AM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

OKZ001-002-TXZ001-002-006-007-231800-
/O.UPG.KAMA.HW.A.0005.141223T1500Z-141224T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KAMA.HW.W.0011.141223T1500Z-141224T0000Z/
CIMARRON-TEXAS-DALLAM-SHERMAN-HARTLEY-MOORE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…BOISE CITY…KEYES…GUYMON…DALHART…
STRATFORD…HARTLEY…CHANNING…DUMAS
407 AM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

…HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CST
THIS EVENING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AMARILLO HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CST
THIS EVENING.

* EVENT…NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS
60 MPH ARE EXPECTED.

* TIMING…WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN MID MORNING…PEAK IN THE
AFTERNOON…AND QUICKLY DECREASE IN THE EVENING.

* IMPACTS…THESE STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT…
ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. LOOSE OR LIGHTWEIGHT
OBJECTS…INCLUDING HOLIDAY DECORATIONS…MAY BE BLOWN AROUND.
AREAS OF BLOWING DUST COULD LEAD TO LOCALIZED REDUCTIONS IN
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.

&&

 

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