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  • High Wind Warning for Wichita County, Kansas
  • High Wind Warning issued December 23 at 8:48AM CST until December 23 at 6:00PM CST by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 7:48 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 5 p.m.
  • ...VERY WINDY WITH SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW TODAY...
    .STRONG LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE PLAINS TODAY. THIS WILL
    BRING VERY WINDY CONDITIONS WITH LIGHT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW
    ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS REGION. LOCATIONS THAT
    SEE STRONGER WINDS AND NO SNOWFALL MAY EXPERIENCE BLOWING
    DUST...MAINLY NEAR DRY FIELDS WITH LITTLE VEGETATION.
    ...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST /6 PM CST/
    THIS AFTERNOON...
    * PEAK WINDS...SUSTAINED WINDS SPEEDS TO 35 TO 50 MPH WITH WIND
    GUSTS AS HIGH AS 65 MPH.
    * TIMING/DURATION...WIND SPEEDS WILL INCREASE RAPIDLY TUESDAY
    MORNING AND DIMINISH LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
    * IMPACTS...HIGH WINDS WILL LEAD TO BLOWING SNOW WITH VISIBILITIES
    LESS THAN A MILE EXPECTED DURING THE MORNING MAINLY NORTH OF
    HIGHWAY 24. EAST AND WEST BOUND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES WILL BE
    VERY SUSCEPTIBLE TO TIPPING OVER.