Lincoln Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Wind Advisory
Statement as of 23. huhtikuuta 2014 klo 04:43 (CDT)

...Wind Advisory remains in effect from 10 am this morning to 8 PM CDT this evening...

* timing...southeast winds will already be breezy to start the morning and by mid morning will to continue to increase. The strongest winds will only gradually diminish through the evening hours.

* Weather conditions...southeast winds will average 25 to 35 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 23. huhtikuuta 2014 klo 04:55 (CDT)

...Fire Weather Watch in effect from Thursday afternoon through Thursday evening for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 249...255...256 and 258...

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a Fire Weather Watch for wind and low relative humidity...which is in effect from Thursday afternoon through Thursday evening.

* Affected area...in Nebraska...fire weather zone 249. In South Dakota...fire weather zones 255...256 and 258.

* Winds...northwest around 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity...as low as 17 percent.

* Impacts...the potential exists for fast moving and intense grassland fires.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions may occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red flag warnings.

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