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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1009 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINDY DAY IN STORE FOR THE REGION...

.A COLD FRONT HAS MOVED THROUGH EARLY THIS MORNING AND WINDS ARE
NOW AROUND 20 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. THESE WINDY CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED TO LAST THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL BEGIN TO
RELAX OVER MOST OF THE AREA THIS EVENING...BUT FOR PORTIONS OF
THE SOUTHSHORE ESPECIALLY CLOSE TO THE LAKE SUSTAINED WINDS COULD
INCREASE THROUGH THE EVENING BEFORE FINALLY WEAKENING JUST PRIOR
TO SUNRISE.

LAZ058-060>064-068>070-090015-
/O.CON.KLIX.WI.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-160209T1200Z/
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST-ST. CHARLES-UPPER JEFFERSON-ORLEANS-
UPPER PLAQUEMINES-UPPER ST. BERNARD-LOWER JEFFERSON-
LOWER PLAQUEMINES-LOWER ST. BERNARD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LAPLACE...RESERVE...DESTREHAN...NORCO...
METAIRIE...KENNER...NEW ORLEANS...BELLE CHASSE...CHALMETTE...
VIOLET...PORT SULPHUR...EMPIRE...YSCLOSKEY
1009 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST TUESDAY...

* WINDS...2O TO 25 MPH WITH FREQUENT GUSTS OF 30 TO 35 MPH.

* DURATION...14 TO 20 HOURS.

* IMPACTS...WINDY CONDITIONS WILL LEAD TO DIFFICULT DRIVING
  CONDITIONS ESPECIALLY ALONG ELEVATED ROADWAYS ALONG WITH
  EAST/WEST HIGHWAYS AND INTERSTATES. IN ADDITION PARADES MAY BE
  IMPACTED THIS EVENING AS SUSTAINED WINDS INCREASE RIGHT ALONG
  THE SOUTHSHORE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 26 TO 39 MPH ARE EXPECTED.
WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

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