Statement as of 9:49 PM CDT on March 11, 2014
... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 1 PM CDT Wednesday...
* location... all of north and central Texas.
* Winds... north winds of 25 to 30 mph... gusting to 40 to 45 mph
at times are expected behind a strong cold front.
* Timing... the cold front extended southeast of a Bonham to dfw to
Goldthwaite line at late evening and will move through the
Palestine and Hearne areas by 5 am. Winds will shift to the
north northwest and north behind the front. The strong and gusty
north winds will continue through midday Wednesday.
* Impacts... when the winds are at their strongest... sustained at
30 mph gusting to 45 mph... driving will become difficult for
high profile vehicles... especially on east to west oriented
highways. Otherwise... any lightweight outdoor objects not
properly secured are likely to be blown around by these strong
winds. If Wednesday is trash pickup day... wait until Wednesday
morning to place at curb side as winds tonight will likely
turn trash cans over and blow trash and paper around the
A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of at least 20 to
30 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving
difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Boaters should
use extra caution when venturing onto area lakes. Residents may
wish to take action to secure trash cans... lawn furniture... and
other lightweight outdoor objects that may be blown around in the
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