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Wind Advisory Posted for WSON Listening Area

Wind Advisory Posted for WSON Listening Area

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 26th, 2018

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…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM THURSDAY TO 3 AM CST
FRIDAY…

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 3 AM Thursday to 3 AM CST
Friday.

* TIMING… Late tonight through Thursday, into Thursday night.

* WINDS… Sustained winds increase to 20 to 25 mph with
occasional gusts to 40 mph possible.

* IMPACTS…Gusty winds can cause tree and branch damage. Loose
outdoor objects may be blown around. Vehicular traffic,
especially for high profile vehicles, will experience some
difficulties.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A wind advisory is issued when sustained winds are expected to
reach 30 mph or greater for longer than one hour…or wind gusts
are expected to reach 40 mph for any duration.

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