Wind Advisory

Published 02/08 2016 11:48AM

Updated 02/08 2016 05:57PM

Issued at: 02/08/2016 11:43:00 AM CST
Expires on: 02/08/2016 6:00:00 PM CST
Counties affected: Madison NEZ011-012-016>018-030>033-042>044-050-090000- /O.CON.KOAX.WI.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-160209T0000Z/ KNOX-CEDAR-ANTELOPE-PIERCE-WAYNE-BOONE-MADISON-STANTON-CUMING- PLATTE-COLFAX-DODGE-BUTLER- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CREIGHTON...BLOOMFIELD...CROFTON... WAUSA...VERDIGRE...NIOBRARA...HARTINGTON...LAUREL...RANDOLPH... COLERIDGE...NELIGH...ELGIN...PIERCE...PLAINVIEW...OSMOND... WAYNE...ALBION...ST. EDWARD...NORFOLK...STANTON...WEST POINT... WISNER...COLUMBUS...SCHUYLER...FREMONT...DAVID CITY 1143 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016 ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING... * TIMING...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE DIMINISHING BY EARLY EVENING. * WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND OR OVER 45 MPH. * IMPACTS...WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO MOTORISTS...ESPECIALLY THOSE WITH HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. IN ADDITION...AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW MAY CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN PARTS OF 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. && $$