... High Wind Warning in effect until midnight CDT tonight...
The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a High Wind
Warning... which is in effect until midnight CDT tonight.
* Timing... now through midnight.
* Winds... sustained 40 mph winds... gusting to 60 mph at times.
Winds are not expected to be persistent... but any light anvil
cloud precipitation will drag strong low level jet winds down to
the surface... resulting in strong to damaging winds through
midnight. Anvil cloud light precipitation covers a large portion
of north and central Texas and will continue to do so through
* Impacts... wherever winds gust above 50 mph... light wind damage
can be expected. Damage to power poles... power lines and
outbuildings is all possible. High profile vehicles will have
difficulty driving in these winds.
A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
in excess of 58 mph are likely. Winds this strong can lead to
property damage... knock down trees and power lines. Seek a sturdy
shelter away from windows until winds subside.