Rapides County, Louisiana
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Wind Advisory
LAZ027>033-043>045-291400-
/O.CON.KLCH.WI.Y.0009.170429T1400Z-170430T0200Z/
Vernon-Rapides-Avoyelles-Beauregard-Allen-Evangeline-St. Landry-
Acadia-Lafayette-Upper St. Martin-
Including the cities of Fort Polk, Pickering, Leesville, Slagle,
Alexandria, Pineville, Effie, Marksville, Bunkie, Cottonport,
Simmesport, Mansura, Bundick Lake, De Ridder, Fields, Oretta,
Oakdale, Kinder, Ville Platte, Beaver, St. Landry, Mamou,
Reddell, Lawtell, Opelousas, Eunice, Crowley, Rayne, Branch,
Church Point, Richard, Lafayette, Breaux Bridge, Cade,
and St. Martinville
1017 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM CDT
SATURDAY...

* TIMING...Saturday morning through Saturday evening.

* WINDS...Increasing to 20 to 25 mph with gusts to between 35
and 40 mph.

* IMPACTS...Difficult driving conditions for high profile
vehicles, especially on east to west and elevated roadways.
Loose lawn objects along with trash cans will be blown around.
Small tree limbs broken. Sporadic power outages possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 20 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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