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Lake Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:22 AM CST Feb. 9, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Lake Wind Advisory in effect from 6 am this morning to 6 PM
CST this evening...

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a lake
Wind Advisory... which is in effect from 6 am this morning to 6 PM
CST this evening.

* Event... gusty northwest winds spread across the forecast area
today.

* Areas affected... this will affect much of Arkansas.

* Winds... sustained winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35
mph.

* Timing... strong winds will develop shortly after sunrise and
last through the day.

* Impacts... boaters should use extra caution today.
Additionally... winds this strong can make driving difficult at
times... especially for high profile vehicles.

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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