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Lake Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:19 AM CDT Apr. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Lake Wind Advisory in effect from 9 am this morning to 8 PM
CDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a lake
Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 9 am this morning to 8 PM
CDT this evening.

* Event... south winds will be elevated and produce wind
conditions.

* Areas affected... much of Arkansas.

* Timing... by 9 am CDT winds will become elevated and last to
earlier evening around 8 PM CDT.

* Winds... south winds will reach 15 to 25 mph with some gusts to
30 to 35 mph.

* Impacts... boaters on area lakes and rivers should use extra
caution due to the expected high winds.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes, as well as some areas rivers. Small boats will be
especially prone to capsizing.



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