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Fond du Lac City Police
Monday October 25th, 2010 :: 02:17 p.m. CDT

Advisory

HIGH WIND WARNING

A HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TUESDAY TO 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...BRISK SOUTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT... AND SWITCH TO THE SOUTHWEST AND BECOME STRONG TUESDAY MORNING. A LULL IN THE WINDS IS EXPECTED TUESDAY NIGHT... BEFORE THE WINDS BECOME STRONG AND WESTERLY ON WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 MPH LATE TONIGHT...AND TURN TO THE SOUTHWEST AT 25 TO 40 MPH TUESDAY MORNING. GUSTS OF 50 TO 60 MPH ARE EXPECTED. A LULL IN THE WIND SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY NIGHT...WITH WEST WINDS OF 25 TO 40 MPH ON WEDNESDAY. GUSTS OF 50 TO 60 MPH ARE EXPECTED ONCE AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...WIND SPEEDS AT THIS LEVEL WILL BLOW DOWN TREE BRANCHES AND POSSIBLY SMALLER AND WEAKER TREES. POWER LINES COULD BE BROUGHT DOWN BY THE STRONG WINDS OR BY THE FALLING TREES AND TREE BRANCHES. OUTDOOR FURNITURE...TRASH CANS AND OTHER LOOSE OBJECTS WILL BE BLOWN AROUND. DAMAGE MAY OCCUR TO OUTDOOR DISPLAYS. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES WILL BE BUFFETED BY THE STRONG WINDS...ESPECIALLY ON NORTH TO SOUTH ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

Address/Location
Fond du Lac City Police
126 N Main St
Fond du Lac, WI 54935

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 920-322-3700

Julie Koenig
Administration
jkoenig@ci.fond-du-lac.wi.us
920-322-3706

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