Wind Advisory

Published 02/07 2016 03:15PM

Updated 02/07 2016 03:30PM

Issued at: 02/07/2016 3:09:00 PM CST
Expires on: 02/08/2016 12:00:00 PM CST
Counties affected: Madison IAZ043-NEZ011-012-015>018-030>034-042>044-050-080515- /O.EXT.KOAX.WI.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-160208T1800Z/ 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 309 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016 ...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST MONDAY... * TIMING...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. * WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH. * IMPACTS...WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO MOTORISTS...ESPECIALLY THOSE WITH HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. IN ADDITION...SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT MAY LEAD TO AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. THIS MAY CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ACROSS THE AREA. 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. && $$