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High Wind Watch issued March 17 at 4:23AM CDT until March 18 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 4:23 a.m. on Monday, March 17, 2014
Expires: 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18, 2014

...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.

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