URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1016 AM EDT TUE OCT 30 2012

…GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS EXPECTED OVER PORTIONS OF THE AREA LATE THIS MORNING AND THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS…

.A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL LINGER TODAY AS WE WILL BE
SITUATED BETWEEN AN AREA OF SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE JUST TO THE WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER…AND POST-TROPICAL SANDY IN THE INTERIOR MID ATLANTIC STATES. SUSTAINED WINDS OF 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH HAVE ALREADY BEEN RECORDED IN MANY SPOTS BY MID MORNING…AND THOSE WINDS ARE LIKELY TO INCREASE TO AROUND 20 TO PERHAPS 25 MPH. WIND GUSTS THIS AFTERNOON MAY REACH 35 TO 40 MPH. WINDS SHOULD QUICKLY SUBSIDE BETWEEN 5 PM AND 7 PM.

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DALE-HENRY-HOUSTON-JACKSON-GADSDEN-LEON-QUITMAN-CLAY-RANDOLPH- CALHOUN-TERRELL-DOUGHERTY-LEE-WORTH-TURNER-TIFT-BEN HILL-IRWIN- EARLY-MILLER-BAKER-MITCHELL-COLQUITT-COOK-BERRIEN-SEMINOLE-
DECATUR-GRADY-THOMAS-BROOKS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…OZARK…FORT RUCKER…DALEVILLE… HEADLAND…ABBEVILLE…TAYLOR…ASHFORD…DOTHAN…KINSEY… COWARTS…WEBB…COTTONWOOD…REHOBETH…MARIANNA…GRACEVILLE… MALONE…SNEADS…QUINCY…CHATTAHOOCHEE…TALLAHASSEE…
SPRING HILL…GEORGETOWN…FORT GAINES…CUTHBERT…SHELLMAN… ARLINGTON…MORGAN…EDISON…LEARY…DAWSON…ALBANY…
LEESBURG…SMITHVILLE…SYLVESTER…ASHBURN…TIFTON…
FITZGERALD…OCILLA…DOUGLASVILLE…BLAKELY…COLQUITT…
NEWTON…CAMILLA…PELHAM…MOULTRIE…ADEL…SPARKS…
NASHVILLE…DONALSONVILLE…BAINBRIDGE…CAIRO…THOMASVILLE… QUITMAN
1016 AM EDT TUE OCT 30 2012 /916 AM CDT TUE OCT 30 2012/

Wind advisory in effect until 7 PM EDT /6 PM cdt/ this
evening…

the National Weather Service in tallahassee has issued a wind advisory, which is in effect until 7 PM EDT /6 PM cdt/ this
evening.

* timing: gusty winds will begin late this morning, with the strongest wind gusts likely in the early to mid afternoon.

* winds: sustained 20 to 25 mph. gusts up to 35 to 40 mph.

* impacts: winds of this strength can make driving high profile vehicles difficult. they can also knock over unsecured outdoor items such as garbage cans and patio furniture, and blow down small tree limbs.

precautionary/preparedness actions…

a wind advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. use extra caution.

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