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WWUS72 KRAH 221629
NPWRAH

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1129 AM EST THU FEB 22 2007

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHWEST PIEDMONT... INCLUDING
ALL THE PIEDMONT TRIAD REGION... THROUGH 1200 AM FRIDAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS
WILL BE INCREASING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO
30 MPH... WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO BETWEEN 40 AND 45 MPH ARE
EXPECTED. THERE WILL LIKELY BE OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO BETWEEN 45 AND
50 MPH THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING... 

NCZ021>023-038-039-230030-
/O.NEW.KRAH.WI.Y.0001.070222T1629Z-070223T0500Z/
FORSYTH-GUILFORD-ALAMANCE-DAVIDSON-RANDOLPH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WINSTON-SALEM...GREENSBORO...
HIGH POINT...BURLINGTON...LEXINGTON...ASHEBORO
1129 AM EST THU FEB 22 2007

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT. 

SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE WEST AND NORTHWEST THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON TODAY. WIND SPEEDS WILL INCREASE TO BETWEEN 20 AND 30
MPH... WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO BETWEEN 40 AND 45 MPH. WINDS WILL
OCCASIONALLY GUST TO BETWEEN 45 AND 50 MPH THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. 

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND GUSTS OVER 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED...
WITH SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 35 MPH. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE
DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. THESE
WINDS CAN ALSO DOWN WEAKENED TREES... TREE LIMBS... AND MOVE LAWN
FURNITURE. USE EXTRA CAUTION WHILE OUTDOORS OR WHILE DRIVING.

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