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Wind Advisory
Issued: 10:41 AM CST Nov. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 6 am to 6 PM CST Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 6 am to 6 PM CST Saturday.

* Timing... gusty southerly winds will occur ahead of a cold front
Saturday morning, then even stronger northwest winds will occur
after the front passes in the afternoon and early evening hours.

* Winds... peak values 30 to 40 mph can be expected during the
morning hours. Then gusts will increase to near 45 mph at times
in the afternoon and early evening.

* Impacts... those traveling early for the Holiday week may find
travel difficult on east-west highways Saturday morning and then
north-south highways Saturday afternoon and early evening. In
addition... gusts in the 40-50 mph range can cause some tree
limbs to fall, which may lead to a few power outages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are expected to
reach 30 mph or greater for longer than one hour... or wind gusts
are expected to reach 40 mph for any duration.