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WWUS74 KHGX 210817  
NPWHGX  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX  
317 AM CDT SUN OCT 21 2018  
 
...A WIND ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR THE BARRIER ISLANDS UNTIL  
1 PM CDT TODAY...  
 
.STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS WITH SUSTAINED SPEEDS OF 20-25 MPH WITH  
FREQUENT GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING.  
 
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BRAZORIA ISLANDS-GALVESTON ISLAND AND BOLIVAR PENINSULA-  
MATAGORDA ISLANDS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GALVESTON AND SURFSIDE BEACH  
317 AM CDT SUN OCT 21 2018  
   
..WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
* EVENT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.  
 
* TIMING...1 AM TO 10 AM CDT SUNDAY.  
 
* IMPACT...A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 25 MPH ARE  
EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT,  
ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.  
 
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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