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Weakley County Emergency Management
Wednesday February 24th, 2016 :: 04:01 a.m. CST

Alert

Wind Advisory in effect until 6 PM CST this evening

...STRONG NORTH-NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY BEFORE WEAKENING WEDNESDAY EVENING... .A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE OHIO VALLEY TODAY WITH STRONG WINDS CONTINUING ACROSS MUCH OF EASTERN ARKANSAS...THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL...WEST TENNESSEE AND NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI. SUSTAINED WINDS BETWEEN 20 AND 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH GUSTS FREQUENTLY EXCEEDING 40 MPH. ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED BETWEEN 20 AND 30 MPH WITH WIND GUSTS EXCEEDING 40 MPH.

* TIMING...THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...LIGHTWEIGHT PATIO FURNITURE AND ANY LOOSE YARD OBJECTS WILL BLOW AROUND. WET SOILS WILL INCREASE THE RISK OF A FEW DOWNED TREES ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CROCKETT ... DYER ... FAYETTE ... GIBSON ... HAYWOOD ... LAUDERDALE ... OBION ... SHELBY ... TIPTON ... 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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