Liberal, KS

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High Wind Warning Posted for Tuesday

KSCB News - March 18, 2014 5:48 am

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
344 AM CDT TUE MAR 18 2014

…STRONG WINDS FROM THE NORTHWEST EXPECTED TODAY…

.AN INTENSE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP AND MOVE EAST THROUGH
THE CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS TODAY. VERY STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL KANSAS DURING THE
DAY AND CONTINUE INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS BEFORE DIMINISHING.
THE HIGH WINDS WILL LIKELY CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING DUST.

KSZ030-043>045-061>064-074>078-084>087-182100-
/O.EXT.KDDC.HW.W.0005.140318T1200Z-140319T0200Z/
TREGO-SCOTT-LANE-NESS-HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-HODGEMAN-STANTON-
GRANT-HASKELL-GRAY-FORD-MORTON-STEVENS-SEWARD-MEADE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WAKEENEY…CEDAR BLUFF RESERVOIR…
SCOTT CITY…DIGHTON…NESS CITY…SYRACUSE…LAKIN…DEERFIELD…
GARDEN CITY…KALVESTA…JETMORE…HANSTON…JOHNSON CITY…
ULYSSES…SUBLETTE…SATANTA…CIMARRON…MONTEZUMA…
DODGE CITY…BUCKLIN…ELKHART…RICHFIELD…HUGOTON…MOSCOW…
LIBERAL…KISMET…MEADE…FOWLER
344 AM CDT TUE MAR 18 2014 /244 AM MDT TUE MAR 18 2014/

…HIGH WIND WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT /6 AM MDT/ THIS
MORNING TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING…

* TIMING…DURING THE DAY TODAY. STRONGEST DURING THE MID
AFTERNOON INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS.

* WINDS…NORTHWEST AT 35 TO 45 MPH GUSTING TO NEAR 60 MPH.

* MAIN IMPACT…HAZARDOUS TRAVEL ESPECIALLY ALONG EAST TO WEST
ROADS AND NEAR GRAIN ELEVATORS AND WIND BREAKS. LIGHT
STRUCTURAL DAMAGE MAY ALSO OCCUR ALONG WITH SPORADIC POWER
OUTAGES.

* OTHER IMPACTS…BLOWING DUST WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY TO LESS
THAN ONE MILE ESPECIALLY AROUND LOOSE AGRICULTURAL FIELDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

THE KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT… BUREAU OF
AIR… RECOMMENDS THAT YOU TAKE PREVENTATIVE MEASURES DUE TO
POSSIBLE HIGHER DUST CONCENTRATIONS DURING THIS HIGH WIND EVENT.
HIGHER LEVELS OF DUST 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.

&&

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