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311 PM CST Fri Nov 17 2017
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 9 PM CST SATURDAY...
The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 8 AM to 9 PM CST Saturday.
* TIMING...Gusty southerly winds will occur ahead of a cold front
Saturday morning, then even stronger northwest winds will
occur in the afternoon and early evening hours, after the front
* WINDS...Peak values of 30 to 35 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...any gusts in the 40 to 50 mph range could cause tree
limbs to fall, which could lead to a few power outages.
A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.