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Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:28 AM CST Feb. 8, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 10 am this morning to 6 PM CST
this evening...

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect from 10 am this morning to 6 PM CST
this evening.

* Affected area... in Arkansas... Benton... Carroll... Washington...
Madison... Crawford... Franklin... and Sebastian counties. In
Oklahoma... Pushmataha... Choctaw... Osage... Washington...
Nowata... Craig... Ottawa... Pawnee... Tulsa... Rogers... Mayes...
Delaware... creek... Okfuskee... Okmulgee... Wagoner... Cherokee...
Adair... Muskogee... McIntosh... Sequoyah... Pittsburg...
Haskell... Latimer... and Le Flore counties.

* Timing... northwesterly winds will increase by late morning with
frequent gusts of 35 to 45 mph across eastern Oklahoma... and 30
to 40 mph across western Arkansas. Winds will slowly diminish
after sunset.

* Impacts... winds this strong can make driving difficult... especially
for high profile vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* motorists should exercise caution while driving. Be alert to
sudden gusts of wind which may cause you to lose control of your
vehicle. Additionally... these winds will allow for the rapid
spread of any wildfires. Quickly report smoke or fire to your
local Fire Department.

* A Wind Advisory means that wind gusts of 40 mph or higher are
expected.




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