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Watches & Warnings

High Wind Watch
Issued: 10:01 AM CDT Oct. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch remains in effect from Tuesday morning through
Tuesday evening...
... Dense fog advisory will expire at 10 am CDT this morning...

* fog impacts... visibilities have improved. However, patches of
lower visibilities remain possible this morning.

* Timing of the high winds... strong northwest winds will develop
late tonight and continue through Tuesday.

* Wind speeds... sustained winds of 20 to 40 mph are expected. A
few gusts to 60 mph are possible, mainly along the shore of
the Bay.

* Wind impacts... wind gusts will likely result in power outages.
Driving high profile vehicles will also be difficult.
Unsecured outdoor objects such as garbage cans and lawn
furniture may be blow around.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving... slow down...
use your low-beam headlights... and leave plenty of distance
between your vehicle and the one ahead of you.

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph and/or gusts
to 60 mph may occur. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph with higher
gusts may occur. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.