Franklin Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:32 AM CST Nov. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory now in effect from 6 am this morning to 6 PM CST
this evening...

* timing... gusty southerly winds will increase from mid to late
morning as a cold front arrives. In the wake of the front, even
stronger wind gusts from the northwest can be expected through
the afternoon.

* Winds... peak wind gusts will be 40 to 45 mph, especially in the
afternoon.

* Impacts... minor damage is possible along with more difficult
driving conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are expected to
reach 30 mph or greater for longer than one hour... or wind gusts
are expected to reach 40 mph for any duration.