Coastal Glynn Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 1:32 AM EST Jan. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

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

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

* Timing... late this morning through the afternoon hours.

* Winds... west 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 35 to 40 mph.

* Impacts... minor damage to trees, power lines, and property are
possible with wind of this magnitude. Motorists in high
profiles vehicles are advised to use caution until the wind
subsides.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds greater than
25 mph are expected for at least an hour, with gusts of 35 to
57 mph at any time.

Minor damage to trees, power lines, and property are possible
with wind of this magnitude.

Motorists in high profiles vehicles are advised to use caution
until the wind subsides.

Strong winds can topple trees, blow weakened roofs off houses,
and down power lines. Take precautions to secure trash cans, lawn
furniture, and any other loose outdoor objects.

Persons in the advisory area should keep abreast of the latest
weather.




Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 2:41 PM EST Jan. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 4 am EST
Tuesday...

* winds... west northwest 25 to 30 knots with occasional gusts to
gale force.

* Seas... 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 20 to 33 knots...
and/or seas 7 feet or higher... are expected to produce
hazardous conditions for small craft. Inexperienced boaters...
especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions.



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