Statement as of 12:05 PM MDT on March 15, 2014
... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ this
A Wind Advisory remains in effect until 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ this
* Timing: strong winds will continue until the early evening
* Winds: north to northwest winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts to
* Impacts: drivers of light weight or high profile vehicles
should exercise caution and be prepared for strong Crosswinds
across far southwest Nebraska.
A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph or greater are
expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...
especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.
Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 3:08 PM MDT on March 15, 2014
... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Monday afternoon through
Monday evening for wind and low relative humidity for the eastern
Nebraska Panhandle and portions of the western Nebraska samdhills
and southwest Nebraska.
The National Weather Service in North Platte has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for wind and low relative humidity... which is in
effect from Monday afternoon through Monday evening.
* Affected area... in Nebraska... fire weather zone 204 eastern
Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR... fire weather zone 206
sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest/ Samuel r
mckelvie National Forest... fire weather zone 210 Frenchman
basin and fire weather zone 219 loess plains.
* Winds... southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
* Relative humidity... as low as 12 percent.
* Impacts... any fire started with have the potential to burn out of control
and exhibit extreme fore behavior.
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.
- High Wind Advisory
A high wind advisory is issued when sustained winds of 31 mph or greater are expected to occur for at least 1 hour. This advisory can also be issued if winds of 46 mph or greater are expected for any length of time.
- Fire Weather Advisory
A fire weather advisory is issued when dry conditions in the advisory area result in a situation where forest or brush fires are possible.
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