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Lake Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:35 AM CDT May. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Lake Wind Advisory in effect from 11 am this morning to 7 PM
CDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a lake Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 11 am this morning to 7 PM CDT
this evening.

* Event... a tight pressure gradient across the Southern Plains
today will result in south winds increasing to 15 to 20 mph with
higher gusts approaching 35 mph across a few locations this
afternoon.

* Timing... winds will begin reaching criteria by late morning and
will continue through early evening.

* Impact... boaters should exercise caution on area lakes and
waterways due to rough chop conditions which can capsize small
craft. East and west bound high profile vehicles will be
affected by the winds and should be alert for sudden high wind
gusts.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.



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