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Lake Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:25 AM CST Jan. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Lake Wind Advisory in effect from 9 am this morning to 6 PM
CST this evening for much of the four state region...

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a lake Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 9 am this morning to 6 PM CST
this evening.

* Event... a tight pressure gradient associated with surface high
pressure building into the region and a departing surface low
pressure system moving across the plains and middle Mississippi
Valley will produce westerly winds of 15-25 mph with higher
gusts to 25-35 mph

* timing... from 9 am until 6 PM CST today.

* Impact... a rough chop on area lakes will create hazardous
boating conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to taking on
water and capsizing.



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