Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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WWUS73 KUNR 221502
NPWUNR

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
802 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING A PERIOD OF STRONG GUSTY
NORTHWEST WINDS TO THE SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS SUNDAY. WILLS WILL
INCREASE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...BECOMING SUSTAINED AT 30 TO 45
MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 60 MPH. HIGHER GUSTS WILL BE POSSIBLE
ACROSS HARDING...BUTTE..AND PERKINS COUNTIES. WINDS WILL BEGIN TO
SUBSIDE SUNDAY EVENING.

SDZ001-002-012-013-025-026-031-072-073-222315-
/O.NEW.KUNR.HW.A.0008.141123T1500Z-141124T0300Z/
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-
STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...
BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...SPEARFISH...RAPID CITY...WALL...STURGIS...
UNION CENTER
802 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...AND BECOME
  STRONGEST SUNDAY AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THROUGH
  SUNDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 30 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THE HIGH WINDS CAN DAMAGE ROOFS...SMALL
  OUTBUILDINGS...AND SIGNS. SUDDEN WIND GUSTS CAN CAUSE DRIVERS
  TO LOSE CONTROL...ESPECIALLY IN LIGHTWEIGHT OR HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES. STRONG WINDS CAN CAUSE BLOWING DUST...REDUCED
  VISIBILITY...AND FLYING DEBRIS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS 40 MPH WINDS...OR GUSTS OVER 60 MPH ARE
POSSIBLE...BUT THE TIMING OR AREA IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IF YOUR
ACTIVITIES ARE AFFECTED BY STRONG WINDS...MONITOR A LOCAL SOURCE
OF WEATHER INFORMATION FOR UPDATED FORECASTS. MOVE LIGHTWEIGHT
OBJECTS INDOORS BEFORE THE WINDS INCREASE SO THEY ARE NOT
DESTROYED OR CAUSE DAMAGE.

&&

$$

JC




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