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Wind Advisory
Issued: 7:30 PM CDT Oct. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 8 am to 2 PM CDT Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 8 am to 2 PM CDT Saturday.

* Timing... winds will increase abruptly between 8am and 11am
Saturday morning and continue into midday before gradually
diminishing by afternoon.

* Winds... northwest winds may reach sustained speeds of 25 to 35
mph with gusts of 40 to 45 mph possible.

* Impacts... lightweight and unsecured outdoor objects will be
effected with minor property damage possible. Travel may be
difficult for high profile vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or wind
gusts of 45 mph or greater are expected. Winds this strong can
make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use
extra caution.



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