Wind Advisory Issued for Clarion County; Gusts Up to 50 MPH Expected

CLARION, Pa. – A Wind Advisory has been issued for Clarion County and surrounding areas.

The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh issued the following urgent weather message at 3:47 a.m. on Thursday, February 20, 2014:

Wind Advisory
URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
347 AM EST THU FEB 20 2014

…STRONG WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING.

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INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…OAKLAND MD…FRANKLIN…TIONESTA…BUTLER…CLARION…BROOKVILLE…PITTSBURGH METRO AREA… KITTANNING…INDIANA…GREENSBURG…LATROBE…LIGONIER…DONEGAL…UNIONTOWN…CHAMPION…OHIOPYLE…FAIRMONT…MORGANTOWN…KINGWOOD…PARSONS
347 AM EST THU FEB 20 2014

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM EST FRIDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM EST FRIDAY.

* WINDS…SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS…SCATTERED TREE AND POWER LINE DAMAGE CAN BE EXPECTED. SOME MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE IS POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHEST GUSTS. TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND GUSTS GREATER THAN 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WIND THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT… ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.


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