URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
228 PM EDT SUN OCT 28 2012

…GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS EXPECTED ON MONDAY AFTERNOON…

.THE SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL GET SLIGHTLY STRONGER ON MONDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES INTO THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY AND HURRICANE SANDY BECOMES POST TROPICAL AND MOVES INTO THE NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES. THE INCREASING PRESSURE GRADIENT ACROSS OUR AREA SHOULD GENERATE GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS ESPECIALLY OVER SOUTHEAST ALABAMA AND TO THE NORTH OF A BLAKELY TO FITZGERALD LINE IN SOUTHWEST GEORGIA.

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INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…ENTERPRISE…OZARK…FORT RUCKER… DALEVILLE…HEADLAND…ABBEVILLE…GENEVA…HARTFORD…SAMSON… SLOCOMB…MALVERN…TAYLOR…ASHFORD…DOTHAN…KINSEY…
COWARTS…WEBB…COTTONWOOD…REHOBETH…GEORGETOWN…
FORT GAINES…CUTHBERT…SHELLMAN…ARLINGTON…MORGAN…EDISON… LEARY…DAWSON…ALBANY…LEESBURG…SMITHVILLE…SYLVESTER… ASHBURN…TIFTON…FITZGERALD…OCILLA…DOUGLASVILLE…BLAKELY… COLQUITT…NEWTON…CAMILLA…PELHAM
228 PM EDT SUN OCT 28 2012 /128 PM CDT SUN OCT 28 2012/

Wind advisory in effect from 9 AM EDT /8 AM cdt/ to 8 PM EDT /7 PM cdt/ monday…

the National Weather Service in tallahassee has issued a wind advisory, which is in effect from 9 AM EDT /8 AM cdt/ to 8 pm EDT /7 PM cdt/ monday.

* timing: daytime hours, with the strongest winds in the late morning to mid afternoon.

* winds: sustained 20 to 25 mph. frequent gusts of 30 to 40 mph.

* impacts: winds of this strength can make driving high profile vehicles difficult. they can also knock over unsecured outdoor items, or blow down some small tree limbs.

precautionary/preparedness actions…

a wind advisory means that sustained winds or frequent gusts 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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