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Wind Advisory
Issued: 12:40 PM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect until 6 PM CST this evening...

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect until 6 PM CST this evening.

* Timing... this afternoon.

* Winds... south southwest winds will gust 40 to 50 mph.

* Impacts... vehicular traffic, especially for high profile
vehicles, will be affected with rough driving conditions. Mobile
homes and outdoor construction work will be affected. Choppy
waves on area water bodies will make boating hazardous,
especially on Rend Lake.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are expected to
reach 30 mph or greater for longer than one hour... or wind gusts
are expected to reach 40 mph for any duration.



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Special Statement
Issued: 9:51 AM CST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Strong gusty winds are expected to continue until sunset...

Sustained winds this afternoon will continue at 15 to 25 mph out
of the south, with gusts in the 30 to 40 mph range, for the
remainder of the daylight hours. Isolated gusts above 40 mph are
possible. Winds are expected to diminish through the evening.

Expect these strong winds to impact area travel and outdoor work,
so be advised, especially if driving a high profile vehicle.
Mobile homes and construction sites will feel the impact of these
winds and gusts. Also, the southern orientation of the wind will
create especially choppy conditions for north to south running
lakes, like rend and Kentucky lakes, as well as Lake Barkley.


Drs

951 am CST Tue Feb 20 2018

... Strong gusty winds are expected to continue until sunset...

Sustained winds this afternoon will continue at 15 to 25 mph out
of the south, with gusts in the 30 to 40 mph range, for the
remainder of the daylight hours. Isolated gusts above 40 mph are
possible. Winds are expected to diminish through the evening.

Expect these strong winds to impact area travel and outdoor work,
so be advised, especially if driving a high profile vehicle.
Mobile homes and construction sites will feel the impact of these
winds and gusts. Also, the southern orientation of the wind will
create especially choppy conditions for north to south running
lakes, like rend and Kentucky lakes, as well as Lake Barkley.


Drs