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High Wind Warning issued March 18 at 3:33PM CDT until March 18 at 9:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 3:33 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Expires: 9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18, 2014

...STRONG NORTHWEST WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY EVENING...
.AN INTENSE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE CENTRAL HIGH
PLAINS LATE TODAY. VERY STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL KANSAS THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING
BEFORE DIMINISHING. THE HIGH WINDS WILL LIKELY CAUSE AREAS OF
BLOWING DUST.
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING...
* TIMING...THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING. STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE
DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS.
* WINDS...NORTHWEST AT 35 TO 45 MPH GUSTING TO NEAR 60 MPH.
* MAIN IMPACT...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL ESPECIALLY ALONG EAST TO WEST
ROADS AND NEAR GRAIN ELEVATORS AND WIND BREAKS. LIGHT
STRUCTURAL DAMAGE MAY ALSO OCCUR ALONG WITH SPORADIC POWER
OUTAGES.
* OTHER IMPACTS...BLOWING DUST WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY TO LESS
THAN ONE MILE ESPECIALLY AROUND LOOSE AGRICULTURAL FIELDS.

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