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City of Simonton
Friday December 14th, 2018 :: 04:12 a.m. CST

Advisory

Wind Advisory until 05:00PM

An area of low pressure over northeast Texas will move east today. Strong west to northwest winds on the back side of the low will move into Southeast Texas later this morning. The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 5 PM CST this afternoon.

* EVENT...Winds west to northwest 20 to 30 mph with occasional gusts to near 40 mph.

* TIMING...Thursday afternoon through Friday afternoon.

* IMPACT...Loose objects outside may below away. Be sure to secure any tents, canopies, patio furniture, bouncy houses, and high- profile cranes. High profile vehicles on southwest to northeast roads may experience strong cross winds.

* AFFECTED AREAS: GALVESTON ISLAND AND BOLIVAR PENINSULA ... INLAND JACKSON ... BRAZORIA ISLANDS ... COASTAL GALVESTON ... CHAMBERS ... INLAND MATAGORDA ... COASTAL MATAGORDA ... COASTAL JACKSON ... COASTAL BRAZORIA ... COASTAL HARRIS ... INLAND HARRIS ... MATAGORDA ISLANDS ... INLAND BRAZORIA ... WHARTON ... FORT BEND ... INLAND GALVESTON

Instructions:

Drivers of vans...campers...trailers...and other high-profile vehicles should be alert to the danger of these winds... especially when driving along southwest to northeast oriented roads.

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Address/Location
City of Simonton
35011 Farm to Market 1093
Simonton, TX 77476

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 281-533-9809

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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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