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Weakley County Emergency Management
Friday February 22nd, 2019 :: 02:44 p.m. CST

Alert

Wind Advisory until 12:00AM Sunday

A deepening storm in the Central Plains and Midwest will increase south winds over a large portion of the Midsouth late tomorrow morning. Winds will veer more southwesterly after the passage of a cold front during the late afternoon and evening hours. Down trees and power lines are anticipated. The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 10 AM Saturday to midnight CST Saturday night.

* WINDS...south to southwest at 15-25 mph...with gusts to 40 mph.

* TIMING...from 10am CST Saturday morning to Midnight CST.

* IMPACTS...fallen trees from saturated soils will likely down power lines causing power outages. Travel may become hazardous...especially for high profile vehicles.

* AFFECTED AREAS: OBION ... HENRY ... QUITMAN ... DESOTO ... CROCKETT ... YALOBUSHA ... TIPTON ... GIBSON ... PEMISCOT ... LAFAYETTE ... TALLAHATCHIE ... DYER ... MISSISSIPPI ... CROSS ... CARROLL ... TUNICA ... SHELBY ... LEE ... LAUDERDALE ... DUNKLIN ... BENTON ... HARDEMAN ... HAYWOOD ... WEAKLEY ... COAHOMA ... MARSHALL ... CRAIGHEAD ... CLAY ... PANOLA ... MADISON ... PHILLIPS ... ST. FRANCIS ... GREENE ... FAYETTE ... POINSETT ... CRITTENDEN ... TATE ... LAKE

Instructions:

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 25 mph or greater are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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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:
Moderate - Possible 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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