Statement as of 3:39 PM CDT on March 15, 2014
... Wind Advisory in effect from 3 am to 6 PM CDT Sunday...
The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect from 3 am to 6 PM CDT Sunday.
* Timing and areas affected... strong and gusty north winds will
develop area wide behind a passing cold front from late tonight
into Sunday morning. The strong and gusty winds will then
continue through the day Sunday before diminishing around
* Winds... sustained north winds of 20 to 35 mph with gusts of 40
to 50 mph are expected.
* Impacts... Crosswinds on exposed roads may affect high profile
vehicles. Outdoor objects that are not secured may be blown
Wind driven snow and low visibilities are also expected to
cause additional impacts... especially along and east of the
Highway 65 corridor.
A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or gusts to
45 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving
difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra
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