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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
609 AM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

...BRIEF PERIOD OF STRONG WINDS POSSIBLE THROUGH MIDDAY TODAY...

.As a center of low pressure slowly spins eastward over southern
Minnesota this morning, wind speeds underneath the low may become
quite strong. Sustained speeds of 30 to 35 mph with gusts to
around 45 mph are possible, and these speeds have already been
reported in parts of western Minnesota early this morning. As the
low moves east, wind speeds will gradually diminish.

MNZ065>070-073>078-082>085-171800-
/O.CON.KMPX.WI.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-170817T1800Z/
Renville-McLeod-Sibley-Carver-Scott-Dakota-Redwood-Brown-Nicollet-
Le Sueur-Rice-Goodhue-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Waseca-Steele-
Including the cities of Olivia, Hutchinson, Gaylord, Chaska,
Shakopee, Hastings, Redwood Falls, New Ulm, St Peter, Le Sueur,
Faribault, Red Wing, St James, Mankato, Waseca, and Owatonna
609 AM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...Sustained winds 30 to 35 mph with gusts to around 45
  mph.

* IMPACTS...Driving may be hazardous, particularly in high
  profile vehicles. Loose outdoor objects may be blown around.
  Small or shallow rooted trees may be blown over.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that wind gusts in excess of 45 mph are
expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...
especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

&&

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