Van Buren Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Lake Wind Advisory
Statement as of 2:51 PM CST on November 23, 2014

...Lake Wind Advisory in effect from midnight tonight to 6 PM CST Monday...

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a lake Wind Advisory...which is in effect from midnight tonight to 6 PM CST Monday.

* Event...strong low pressure will lift north of Arkansas tonight and on Monday. A cold front...trailing southward from the low...will sweep across the state tonight. South and southwest winds ahead of the front will increase to 15 to 25 mph this evening...shifting to the northwest later tonight. West winds at 15 to 25 mph...with gusts up to 30 mph...will prevail on Monday.

* Areas affected...much of Arkansas.

* Timing...breezy conditions will develop tonight and continue through the day on Monday.

* Impacts...boaters will experience rough and choppy conditions on area lakes.

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.