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Barren County Sheriffs Office
Wednesday December 9th, 2009 :: 09:19 a.m. EST

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High Wind Warning for Barren County please watch for fallen trees and limbs while driving on rural roads. watch for other debri as well

A HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST /6 PM CST/ THIS EVENING.

* THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BEGIN JUST AFTER SUNRISE THIS MORNING.& WILL LAST UNTIL ROUGHLY 7PM EST THIS EVENING.
WITH THE BEST CHANCE OCCURRING BETWEEN 9AM & 2PM LOCAL TIME.

* SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED.AS WELL AS WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 55 MPH AT TIMES.ESPECIALLY IN ANY HIGHER TERRAIN AREAS.

* VEHICLES ON NORTH-TO-SOUTH ROADWAYS.ESPECIALLY HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.WILL HAVE EXTREME DIFFICULTY TRAVELING TODAY. IT IS POSSIBLE VEHICLES COULD BE BLOWN OFF OF ROADWAYS. SOME LOOSE ITEMS LIKE GARBAGE CANS.LAWN FURNITURE & OTHER SUCH ITEMS WILL EASILY BE BLOWN AWAY. SMALL BRANCHES COULD ALSO BE SNAPPED & BLOWN DOWN IN THESE HIGH WINDS.AS WELL AS A FEW TREES AND POWERLINES. THUS.POWER OUTAGES WILL LIKELY OCCUR AS WELL.

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
Barren County Sheriffs Office
117 N Public Square
Glasgow, KY 42141

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1

Barren County Sheriff's Office
270-651-2771

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