Wind Advisory

Published 02/07 2016 03:23AM

Updated 02/07 2016 04:33AM

Issued at: 02/07/2016 12:00:00 PM CST
Expires on: 02/07/2016 9:00:00 PM CST
Counties affected: Madison IAZ043-NEZ011-012-015>018-030>034-042>044-050-072245- /O.CON.KOAX.WI.Y.0001.160207T1800Z-160208T0300Z/ MONONA-KNOX-CEDAR-THURSTON-ANTELOPE-PIERCE-WAYNE-BOONE-MADISON- STANTON-CUMING-BURT-PLATTE-COLFAX-DODGE-BUTLER- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONAWA...MAPLETON...CREIGHTON... BLOOMFIELD...CROFTON...WAUSA...VERDIGRE...NIOBRARA...HARTINGTON... LAUREL...RANDOLPH...COLERIDGE...PENDER...MACY...WALTHILL... WINNEBAGO...NELIGH...ELGIN...PIERCE...PLAINVIEW...OSMOND... WAYNE...ALBION...ST. EDWARD...NORFOLK...STANTON...WEST POINT... WISNER...TEKAMAH...OAKLAND...LYONS...DECATUR...COLUMBUS... SCHUYLER...FREMONT...DAVID CITY 322 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016 ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM CST THIS EVENING... * TIMING...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE EARLY THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE EVENING. * WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH. * IMPACTS...WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO MOTORISTS...ESPECIALLY THOSE WITH HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. IN ADDITION...A FEW SNOW SHOWERS MAY DEVELOP LATER THIS AFTERNOON INTO EVENING...POTENTIALLY LEADING TO AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. THIS MAY CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ACROSS THE AREA...ESPECIALLY INTERSTATE 29. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS BETWEEN 30 TO 39 MPH OR GUSTS BETWEEN 45 TO 57 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION. && $$