URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
335 AM EST THU JAN 17 2013

a wind advisory is now in effect from 10 am est /9 am cst/ to 10 pm est /9 pm cst/ today for all of the tri-state area…

a strong cold front will push through the region today…with a tightening pressure gradient and strong cold and dry air advection in its wake. these conditions are expected to produce sustained west to northwest winds of 20 to 25 mph…with frequent gusts of 30 to 35 mph. some of these gusts may reach as high as 40 mph. winds should gradually begin to decrease after sunset…but the strong gusts could linger into the evening hours.

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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…DE FUNIAK SPRINGS… HUDSON…BONIFAY…CRYSTAL LAKE…CHIPLEY…FIVE POINTS…
MARIANNA…GRACEVILLE…MALONE…SNEADS…YOUNGSTOWN…
BLOUNTSTOWN…WHITE CITY…WEWAHITCHKA…FREEPORT…
SANTA ROSA BEACH…PANAMA CITY…PARKER…PORT SAINT JOE
335 AM EST THU JAN 17 2013 /235 AM CST THU JAN 17 2013/

a wind advisory is now in effect from 10 AM EST /9 AM cst/
this morning to 10 PM EST /9 PM cst/ this evening…

* timing, from 10 AM EST /9 AM cst/ this morning until 10 PM EST /9 PM cst/ this evening.

* winds, sustained west to northwest at 20 to 25 mph with
frequent gusts of 30 to 35 mph. a few gusts may even reach 40 mph.

precautionary/preparedness actions…

a wind advisory means that sustained winds or frequent gusts of 26 to 39 mph are expected. winds or gusts this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. use extra caution.

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