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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
211 AM MDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATER THIS MORNING AND
PERSIST THROUGH MOST OF THE AFTERNOON. NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO
35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED. WINDS WILL
DIMINISH LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

SDZ001-002-012-013-025-026-031-072-073-202300-
/O.NEW.KUNR.WI.Y.0030.140920T1500Z-140920T2300Z/
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
211 AM MDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MDT
THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MDT
THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...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 WIND ADVISORY MEANS 30 MPH WINDS...OR GUSTS OVER 45 MPH...ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.

&&

$$

JC

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