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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
319 AM CDT TUE APR 21 2015

...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF WESTERN AND
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA TODAY...

.SUSTAINED NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO BETWEEN 25 AND 35 MPH
WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 45 MPH FOR MUCH OF WESTERN AND SOUTHERN
MINNESOTA TODAY. A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 6 PM
CDT TODAY FOR LOCATIONS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND SOUTHWEST OF A
LINE FROM GLENWOOD TO NEW LONDON TO GAYLORD TO LE CENTER TO
OWATONNA.

THESE STRONG WINDS WILL LEAD TO DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES...ESPECIALLY WHEN TRAVELING ALONG NORTH
SOUTH ROADS. IN ADDITION...ANY LIGHT WEIGHT OUTDOOR ITEMS WILL BE
BLOWN AROUND IF NOT SECURED.

MNZ047-048-054>057-064-065-067-073>076-082>085-091>093-211700-
/O.NEW.KMPX.WI.Y.0008.150421T1700Z-150421T2300Z/
STEVENS-POPE-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-SIBLEY-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-
WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MORRIS...GLENWOOD...MADISON...BENSON...
MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...GAYLORD...
REDWOOD FALLS...NEW ULM...ST. PETER...LE SUEUR...ST. JAMES...
MANKATO...WASECA...OWATONNA...FAIRMONT...BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA
319 AM CDT TUE APR 21 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM CDT
THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE APPROXIMATELY 1 PM THROUGH 5
  PM.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST SUSTAINED BETWEEN 25 AND 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...DRIVING MAY BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY FOR
  HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. UNSECURED LIGHT WEIGHT OUTDOOR ITEMS
  WILL BE BLOWN AROUND IF NOT SECURED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH OR
GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 57 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
323 AM CDT TUE APR 21 2015

MNZ047-048-054>057-064-065-067-073>076-082>085-091>093-220830-
STEVENS-POPE-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-SIBLEY-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-
WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
323 AM CDT TUE APR 21 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA AND
WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SUSTAINED NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH
ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON. A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR MUCH
OF WESTERN AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$



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