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City of Simonton
Thursday December 20th, 2018 :: 03:55 a.m. CST

Advisory

Wind Advisory until 06:00PM

A tightening pressure gradient behind this morning's cold front will bring gusty winds to SE TX through much of the day. Sustained northwest winds will be around 25 mph with gusts near 30 to 35 mph. The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 9 AM this morning to 6 PM CST this evening.

* EVENT...Northwest winds around 25 mph with gusts between 30 to 35 mph.

* TIMING...Thursday at 9 AM through 6 PM.

* IMPACT...Loose objects outside may below away. Be sure to secure any outdoor furniture or decorations, 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: SAN JACINTO ... GRIMES ... MONTGOMERY ... TRINITY ... MADISON ... BRAZORIA ISLANDS ... BRAZOS ... INLAND MATAGORDA ... COASTAL MATAGORDA ... WALKER ... INLAND HARRIS ... AUSTIN ... MATAGORDA ISLANDS ... WHARTON ... INLAND GALVESTON ... COLORADO ... GALVESTON ISLAND AND BOLIVAR PENINSULA ... INLAND JACKSON ... HOUSTON ... COASTAL GALVESTON ... POLK ... WASHINGTON ... CHAMBERS ... BURLESON ... SOUTHERN LIBERTY ... COASTAL JACKSON ... COASTAL BRAZORIA ... WALLER ... COASTAL HARRIS ... NORTHERN LIBERTY ... INLAND BRAZORIA ... FORT BEND

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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