Perkins County, South Dakota
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High Wind Watch
SDZ001-002-012-013-025-026-031-072-073-222315-
/O.NEW.KUNR.HW.A.0008.141123T1500Z-141124T0300Z/
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-
STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...
BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...SPEARFISH...RAPID CITY...WALL...STURGIS...
UNION CENTER
802 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...AND BECOME
STRONGEST SUNDAY AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 30 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THE HIGH WINDS CAN DAMAGE ROOFS...SMALL
OUTBUILDINGS...AND SIGNS. SUDDEN WIND GUSTS CAN CAUSE DRIVERS
TO LOSE CONTROL...ESPECIALLY IN LIGHTWEIGHT OR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES. STRONG WINDS CAN CAUSE BLOWING DUST...REDUCED
VISIBILITY...AND FLYING DEBRIS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS 40 MPH WINDS...OR GUSTS OVER 60 MPH ARE
POSSIBLE...BUT THE TIMING OR AREA IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IF YOUR
ACTIVITIES ARE AFFECTED BY STRONG WINDS...MONITOR A LOCAL SOURCE
OF WEATHER INFORMATION FOR UPDATED FORECASTS. MOVE LIGHTWEIGHT
OBJECTS INDOORS BEFORE THE WINDS INCREASE SO THEY ARE NOT
DESTROYED OR CAUSE DAMAGE.

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