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  • High Wind Watch for Hamilton County, Kansas
  • High Wind Watch issued March 17 at 4:23AM CDT until March 18 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, March 17, 2014 at 3:23 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 6 p.m.
  • ...VERY STRONG WINDS EXPECTED ON TUESDAY...
    .AN INTENSE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP AND MOVE EAST THROUGH THE
    CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS ON TUESDAY. VERY STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ARE
    EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL KANSAS DURING THE DAY.
    AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 50 AND 156 COULD SEE THE STRONGEST
    WINDS. THE HIGH WINDS WILL LIKELY CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING DUST.
    ...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
    EVENING...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
    WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
    EVENING.
    * TIMING...DURING THE DAY TUESDAY.
    * WINDS...NORTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH GUSTING TO 60 MPH AT TIMES.
    * IMPACTS...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.