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Wind Advisory
Issued: 5:10 PM EDT Oct. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 10 PM EDT this evening...

* timing... strongest winds will be this afternoon and evening.

* Winds... wind gusts of 45 to 55 mph are expected, with isolated
higher gusts possible.

* Impacts... winds will blow around unsecured objects and cause
some tree damage which may lead to power outages. Driving
could become difficult for some vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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





Special Statement
Issued: 3:54 AM EDT Oct. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Strong gusty winds expected this afternoon and evening...

In the wake of a departing cold front, strong gusty winds out of
the west-northwest are expected later today, primarily during the
afternoon and evening hours. Sustained winds of 20 to 25 mph will
be common with gusts peaking at 40 to 45 mph. Isolated higher
gusts cannot be ruled out... especially within showers this
afternoon.

This may cause driving difficulties, particularly for high profile
vehicles on north south oriented roadways.

Central Indiana residents should secure Holiday decorations, lawn
furniture, and other loose outdoor objects.


Ryan

Public Information Statement
Issued: 4:23 PM EDT Oct. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Highest wind gusts today as of 415 PM...

Location speed time/date
purdue University Airport 53 mph 0333 PM 10/20
Kokomo Municipal Airport 52 mph 0326 PM 10/20
Delaware County-Johnson fiel 51 mph 0306 PM 10/20
Indianapolis, in 48 mph 0348 PM 10/20
Frankfort 47 mph 0155 PM 10/20
hulman regional Airport 46 mph 0328 PM 10/20
Monroe County Airport 44 mph 0322 PM 10/20
2 NNW Terre Haute 44 mph 0313 PM 10/20
Shelbyville Municipal airpor 44 mph 0152 PM 10/20
Eagle Creek Airpark Airport 43 mph 0317 PM 10/20
Mt Comfort Airport 43 mph 0416 PM 10/20
Ball State University 41 mph 0305 PM 10/20
3 ENE Edinburgh 41 mph 0253 PM 10/20
5 NNE Zionsville 41 mph 0401 PM 10/20
2 NE Plainfield 41 mph 0315 PM 10/20
1 ENE Greenwood 40 mph 0235 PM 10/20
Indianapolis Terry Airport 40 mph 0355 PM 10/20
3 NE Lafayette 40 mph 0310 PM 10/20
1 N New Market 40 mph 0235 PM 10/20
Columbus Municipal Airport 39 mph 0349 PM 10/20
1 ENE Bloomington 39 mph 0358 PM 10/20
2 NW Crows Nest 39 mph 0350 PM 10/20

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.


423 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

... Highest wind gusts today as of 415 PM...

Location speed time/date
purdue University Airport 53 mph 0333 PM 10/20
Kokomo Municipal Airport 52 mph 0326 PM 10/20
Delaware County-Johnson fiel 51 mph 0306 PM 10/20
Indianapolis, in 48 mph 0348 PM 10/20
Frankfort 47 mph 0155 PM 10/20
hulman regional Airport 46 mph 0328 PM 10/20
Monroe County Airport 44 mph 0322 PM 10/20
2 NNW Terre Haute 44 mph 0313 PM 10/20
Shelbyville Municipal airpor 44 mph 0152 PM 10/20
Eagle Creek Airpark Airport 43 mph 0317 PM 10/20
Mt Comfort Airport 43 mph 0416 PM 10/20
Ball State University 41 mph 0305 PM 10/20
3 ENE Edinburgh 41 mph 0253 PM 10/20
5 NNE Zionsville 41 mph 0401 PM 10/20
2 NE Plainfield 41 mph 0315 PM 10/20
1 ENE Greenwood 40 mph 0235 PM 10/20
Indianapolis Terry Airport 40 mph 0355 PM 10/20
3 NE Lafayette 40 mph 0310 PM 10/20
1 N New Market 40 mph 0235 PM 10/20
Columbus Municipal Airport 39 mph 0349 PM 10/20
1 ENE Bloomington 39 mph 0358 PM 10/20
2 NW Crows Nest 39 mph 0350 PM 10/20

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.



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