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Weakley County Emergency Management
Monday February 1st, 2016 :: 03:56 p.m. CST

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Wind Advisory in effect from 9 AM to 9 PM CST Tuesday

...STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE MID SOUTH TUESDAY AND TUESDAY EVENING... .A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH THE FORECAST AREA ON TUESDAY AND HELP TO INCREASE THE PRESSURE GRADIENT. THIS SHOULD ENHANCE THE POTENTIAL FOR STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTH WINDS ON TUESDAY INTO EARLY TUESDAY EVENING ACROSS THE MID SOUTH. ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM CST TUESDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM CST TUESDAY.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED SOUTHERLY WINDS AT 20 TO 25 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* TIMING...MID MORNING TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...LOOSE OUTDOOR ITEMS WILL BE VULNERABLE TO THE WINDS AND SHOULD BE BROUGHT INSIDE OR TIED DOWN. DRIVING MAY BECOME HAZARDOUS...ESPECIALLY TO HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ON EAST TO WEST ORIENTED ROADS.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BENTON ... CARROLL ... CHESTER ... CROCKETT ... DECATUR ... FAYETTE ... GIBSON ... HARDEMAN ... HARDIN ... HAYWOOD ... HENDERSON ... HENRY ... MADISON ... MCNAIRY ... WEAKLEY

Instructions:

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 39 MPH ARE EXPECTED...OR GUSTS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 40 AND 57 MPH. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

Address/Location
Weakley County Emergency Management
Old 22
Dresden, TN 38225

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 731-364-5454

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Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Wind Advisory

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