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Weakley County Emergency Management
Wednesday December 26th, 2018 :: 10:46 a.m. CST

Alert

Wind Advisory until 06:00PM Thursday

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from midnight tonight to 6 PM CST Thursday.

* WINDS...Sustained winds of 20 to 25 miles an hour with gusts around 35 miles an hour are expected. The strongest gusts are forecast in eastern Arkansas to near 40 miles an hour.

* TIMING...Midnight tonight through 6 pm CST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds can cause tree and branch damage. Loose outdoor object may be blown around. High profile vehicles traveling on east-west roadways may experience traveling difficulties.

* AFFECTED AREAS: HENRY ... QUITMAN ... TIPPAH ... CHESTER ... GIBSON ... CHICKASAW ... TALLAHATCHIE ... MISSISSIPPI ... DYER ... HARDIN ... CROSS ... PONTOTOC ... SHELBY ... TUNICA ... LAUDERDALE ... DUNKLIN ... BENTON ... HARDEMAN ... WEAKLEY ... CALHOUN ... COAHOMA ... ALCORN ... DECATUR ... MARSHALL ... CRAIGHEAD ... CLAY ... MADISON ... ITAWAMBA ... ST. FRANCIS ... UNION ... GREENE ... CRITTENDEN ... POINSETT ... TATE ... OBION ... DESOTO ... PRENTISS ... CROCKETT ... YALOBUSHA ... TIPTON ... PEMISCOT ... HENDERSON ... LAFAYETTE ... CARROLL ... LEE ... HAYWOOD ... PANOLA ... MCNAIRY ... MONROE ... PHILLIPS ... LEE ... BENTON ... FAYETTE ... LAKE ... TISHOMINGO

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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