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  • Wind Advisory for Anderson County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 12:34 p.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 10 p.m.
  • URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS1134 AM CST SUN FEB 20 2011...STRONG GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS ONSUNDAY....STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH A STRONG SURFACE PRESSUREGRADIENT WILL PICK UP THROUGHOUT THE DAY ACROSS NORTHEAST KANSAS.DEEP MIXING WILL ALSO ALLOW FOR STRONG WIND GUSTS TO AROUND40 MPH. LATER THIS AFTERNOON A COLD FRONT WILL THEN QUICKLY DIVESOUTHWARD BRINGING A DRAMATIC WIND SHIFT AS WINDS WILL QUICKLYSWITCH FROM THE SOUTHWEST TO NORTHWEST.KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-210145-/O.CON.KTOP.WI.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-110221T0300Z/REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARYSVILLE...HIAWATHA...CONCORDIA...CLAY CENTER...MANHATTAN...ABILENE...JUNCTION CITY...TOPEKA...LAWRENCE...EMPORIA...OTTAWA1134 AM CST SUN FEB 20 2011...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING.* TIMING...WINDS WILL PICK UP FROM THE SOUTH SHORTLY AFTER NOONAND LAST THROUGH THE REST OF THE DAY. THIS AFTERNOON A DRAMATICWIND SHIFT WILL TAKE PLACE AS SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL TURN SHARPLYTO THE NORTHWEST BEHIND THE SURGING COLD FRONT.* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL PICK UP TO 25 TO 35 MPH...WITH PEAKWIND GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST THISAFTERNOON.* FIRE...STRONG AND SHIFTING WINDS WILL MAKE FOR HAZARDOUS FIRECONDITIONS.* IMPACTS...LOOSE OBJECTS AROUND THE YARD COULD BLOW AWAY. ANDHIGH PROFILE VEHICLES TRAVELING ACROSS EAST TO WEST ROADSCOULD EXPERIENCE DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...TAKE ACTION TO SECURE TRASH CANS...LAWN FURNITURE...AND OTHERLOOSE OR LIGHTWEIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS.&&$$JB

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