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Wind Advisory
Issued: 6:41 AM CST Dec. 13, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory now in effect until 6 PM CST this evening...

* timing... winds will increase over through 9am and remains strong
through the afternoon. The winds are expected to decrease
gradually toward sunset.

* Winds... northwest winds should reach sustained speeds of 25 to
35 mph with gusts of 40 to 55 mph likely.

* Impacts... winds of this magnitude may blow loose objects such as
Christmas decorations and make travel for high profile vehicles
difficult. Fire weather conditions will also be elevated in
areas that do not receive sufficient precipitation. Any fires
may spread quickly. There may also be a brief period of low
visibilities in blowing snow in northern Iowa into early
afternoon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or wind
gusts of 45 mph or greater are expected. Winds this strong can
make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use
extra caution.




Public Information Statement
Issued: 10:47 AM CST Dec. 13, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind reports...

Location speed time/date
Estherville Municipal airpor 58 mph 0952 am 12/13
3 ESE Jolley 57 mph 0740 am 12/13
1 E Estherville 57 mph 0940 am 12/13
Oskaloosa Airport 55 mph 1015 am 12/13
1 WNW Carroll - Hwy 30 55 mph 0850 am 12/13
1 NE Whittemore - Hwy 18 54 mph 1010 am 12/13
3 NNW Cumming 54 mph 1013 am 12/13
Carroll Airport 53 mph 0835 am 12/13
Fertile 53 mph 0930 am 12/13
2 E Buck Grove 53 mph 0840 am 12/13
3 N Steamboat Rock 53 mph 0914 am 12/13
Creston Airport 52 mph 0955 am 12/13
Webster City Airport 52 mph 1035 am 12/13
De Soto - i80 and 169 52 mph 0850 am 12/13
Algona Airport 51 mph 1015 am 12/13
Lake City 51 mph 0745 am 12/13
Denison Airport 51 mph 0755 am 12/13
Osceola Airport 51 mph 0955 am 12/13
2 S Hubbard 50 mph 0958 am 12/13
2 ESE Pella 50 mph 1001 am 12/13

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.


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