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Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:44 AM CST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 9 am this morning to 6 PM CST
this evening...

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 9 am this morning to 6 PM CST
this evening.

* Timing... from 9 am CST to 6 PM CST Sunday.

* Winds... west winds becoming northwest this morning. Sustained
winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts in excess of 35 mph possible.

* Impacts... these winds will blow around loose items such as trash
cans and patio furniture. Winds will also make open waters of
area lakes choppy and dangerous. Strong Crosswinds will pose a
hazard to high-profile vehicles traveling on north-south
oriented highways.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of at least 20 to
30 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving
difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Boaters should
use extra caution when venturing onto area lakes. Residents may
wish to take action to secure trash cans... lawn furniture... and
other lightweight outdoor objects that may be blown around in the
strong winds.