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Sioux County Sheriff's Office
Monday January 7th, 2019 :: 02:46 p.m. CST

Advisory

Wind Advisory until 06:00PM Tuesday

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 11 PM this evening to 6 PM CST Tuesday.

* TIMING...Strong northwest winds will develop late this evening and continue until late tonight. The winds will decreases a bit around sunrise through mid morning before becoming strong again from late morning into Tuesday afternoon. Some of the strongest winds will Tuesday afternoon.

* WINDS...Northwest winds of 25 to 50 mph are expected.

* IMPACTS...These strong winds...especially the crosswinds...can be a hazard to high profile or lightweight vehicles. Also the strong winds can blow around loose objects...such as lawn furniture and garbage cans.

* AFFECTED AREAS: LINCOLN ... HANSON ... DAKOTA ... CHEROKEE ... BRULE ... WOODBURY ... CLAY ... YANKTON ... TURNER ... O'BRIEN ... DAVISON ... SANBORN ... DICKINSON ... LYON ... DOUGLAS ... MCCOOK ... BON HOMME ... DIXON ... BUENA VISTA ... IDA ... JERAULD ... CHARLES MIX ... UNION ... CLAY ... AURORA ... BEADLE ... GREGORY ... MINER ... OSCEOLA ... MINNEHAHA ... PLYMOUTH ... HUTCHINSON ... SIOUX

Instructions:

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be 31 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 46 and 57 mph. Winds of these magnitudes may cause minor property damage without extra precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use caution until the winds subside.

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Address/Location
Sioux County Sheriff's Office
4363 Ironwood Ave., Ste 1
Orange City, IA 51250

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 712-737-3307

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Wind Advisory

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