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High Wind Warning
Issued: 2:53 PM CST Dec. 12, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning in effect from midnight tonight to 6 PM CST
Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from midnight tonight to 6 PM CST
Thursday. The high wind watch is no longer in effect.

* Timing... midnight tonight through late Thursday afternoon. The
most favored time for strongest wind speeds will be between 10
am and 4 PM Thursday.

* Winds... north winds of 40 to 50 mph with gusts to 60 mph.

* Impacts... strong Crosswinds are expected on east-west oriented
roads which will make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Periods of blowing snow in the morning could
reduce visibility at times. After the snow ends by late morning,
blowing dust could reduce visibility downwind of open fields
and construction zones. Additionally, wind gusts up to 60 mph
could produce damage to trees and structures.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.






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