Wood Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Lake Wind Advisory
Statement as of 2:50 AM CST on January 25, 2015

...Lake Wind Advisory remains in effect from noon today to 6 PM CST this evening...

* event...a tight pressure gradient will develop as a dry cold front moves across the four state area. Expect northwest winds of 15 to 20 mph with some higher gusts to around 25 or 30 mph.

* Timing...the I-30 corridor will experience windy conditions by noon with areas along and south of the I-20 corridor by mid- afternoon.

* Impact...strong winds will produce a rough chop on open waters and area lakes which could lead to hazardous boating conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to taking on water...swamping or perhaps even capsizing.