Wood Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Lake Wind Advisory
Statement as of 4:37 AM CST on December 25, 2014

...Lake Wind Advisory in effect from 11 am this morning to 4 PM CST this afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a lake Wind Advisory...which will be in effect from 11 am this morning to 4 PM CST this afternoon.

* Event...a strong pressure gradient between surface low pressure over the southern rockies and plains and high pressure over the eastern sections of the country will produce strong and gusty winds of 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts to 25 mph.

* Timing...11 am to 4 PM CST Christmas day.

* Impact...winds may produce rough chop on area lakes and rivers...which could lead to hazardous boating conditions... especially on open waters.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.