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Freeze Watch, Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:23 PM CST Nov. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 3 am CST Sunday...
... Freeze watch in effect from Sunday evening through Monday
morning...

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a freeze
watch, which is in effect from Sunday evening through Monday
morning. A Wind Advisory remains in effect until 3 am.

* Timing... gusty winds through 3 am, but gusts should begin
diminishing west to east after 10 PM, temperatures at or below
freezing from 10 PM Sunday night through 8 am Monday morning

* winds... sustained winds around 15 mph and wind gust to 35 mph
possible through 3am, but diminishing west to east starting at
10 PM

* temperature... temperatures drop below freezing starting around
10 PM Sunday night and last until 8 am Monday morning, with lows
25 to 31 degrees

* impacts... gusty winds may break a few tree limbs off and non-
secured outdoor items may be knocked over. Driving will also be
hazardous for high profile vehicles, especially driving in a an
east or west direction. Temperatures at or below freezing could
kill crops or sensitive plants and vegetation

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that wind gusts of 35 mph are expected.
Winds this strong can make driving difficult... especially for
high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

A freeze watch means sub-freezing temperatures are possible.
These conditions could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.






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