525  
WWUS74 KHGX 161442  
NPWHGX  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX  
942 AM CDT MON OCT 16 2017  
 
...STRONG WINDS WILL AFFECT LOCATIONS ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COASTAL  
AREAS OF GALVESTON ISLAND THROUGH MIDDAY TODAY...  
 
.STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS WILL IMPACT IMMEDIATE COASTAL AREAS OF  
MAINLY GALVESTON COUNTY AS WELL AS GALVESTON ISLAND THIS MORNING  
IN THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT. THE WINDS MAY GUST TO 30 TO 40 MPH  
LATE THIS MORNING. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DECREASE BY EARLY  
AFTERNOON.  
 
TXZ238-161800-  
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GALVESTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FRIENDSWOOD, GALVESTON, LEAGUE CITY,  
AND TEXAS CITY  
942 AM CDT MON OCT 16 2017  
   
..WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
* EVENT...SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUST 30 TO 40 MPH  
AT TIMES.  
 
* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.  
 
* IMPACT...STRONG AND GUSTY CROSSWINDS ON EAT-TO-WEST ORIENTED  
ROADS WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT FOR LIGHTWEIGHT AND/OR HIGH  
PROFILE VEHICLES. UNSECURED LIGHTWEIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS MAY  
ALSO BE BLOWN AROUND IN THE STRONG WINDS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
DRIVERS OF VANS...CAMPERS...TRAILERS...AND OTHER HIGH-PROFILE  
VEHICLES SHOULD BE ALERT TO THE DANGER OF THESE WINDS...  
ESPECIALLY WHEN DRIVING ALONG EAST TO WEST ORIENTED ROADS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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