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Washington County, MS
Tuesday March 12th, 2019 :: 03:36 p.m. CDT

Advisory

Wind Advisory until 10:00PM Wednesday

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 10 AM to 10 PM CDT Wednesday.

* TIMING...10 AM Wednesday to 10 PM Wednesday night.

* WINDS...Sustained southerly winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 40 to 45 mph possible.

* IMPACTS...Given strong winds and saturated grounds, downed trees and powerlines are even more likely. Driving will be difficult for high profile vehicles, especially on east to west roadways.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MADISON ... HUMPHREYS ... WEST CARROLL ... CARROLL ... ADAMS ... LEFLORE ... HINDS ... JEFFERSON ... MOREHOUSE ... SIMPSON ... LINCOLN ... CATAHOULA ... ISSAQUENA ... BOLIVAR ... MADISON ... ASHLEY ... YAZOO ... GRENADA ... CONCORDIA ... CHICOT ... EAST CARROLL ... WASHINGTON ... COPIAH ... WARREN ... RANKIN ... FRANKLIN ... SHARKEY ... LAWRENCE ... RICHLAND ... FRANKLIN ... TENSAS ... HOLMES ... CLAIBORNE ... SUNFLOWER

Instructions:

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution when driving. Wind gusts of 30 to 40 mph occasionally bring down large limbs and rotted trees causing serious injury and property damage. Exercise caution when outdoors during these conditions.

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Address/Location
Washington County, MS
910 Courthouse Alley
Greenville, MS 38701

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1

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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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