HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING

Mississippi University for Women , WAlert

  • Sent 03/30/2022 03:45 CDT
Message: Alert
EVENT: High Wind Warning
ALERT:
* WHAT...South winds sustained 25 to 35 mph with widespread gusts
to 55 mph expected. Isolated gusts up to 60mph. These winds will
occur before the arrival of thunderstorms.

* WHERE...Portions of northeast Louisiana, central and south
Mississippi and southeast Arkansas

* WHEN...From 8 AM this morning to 7 PM CDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
Widespread power outages are possible. Travel will be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
INSTRUCTIONS:
People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around
trees and branches. Winds of this magnitude can bring down trees
and power lines causing serious injury and property damage. If
possible, remain in the lower levels of your home during the
windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if you must drive.
Winds this strong will make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Secure outdoor objects.
TARGET AREA: Ashley; Chicot; Morehouse; West Carroll; East Carroll; Richland; Madison; Franklin; Catahoula; Tensas; Concordia; Bolivar; Sunflower; Leflore; Grenada; Carroll; Montgomery; Webster; Clay; Lowndes; Choctaw; Oktibbeha; Washington; Humphreys; Holmes; Attala; Winston; Noxubee; Issaquena; Sharkey; Yazoo; Madison; Leake; Neshoba; Kemper; Warren; Hinds; Rankin; Scott; Newton; Lauderdale; Claiborne; Copiah; Simpson; Smith; Jasper; Clarke; Jefferson; Adams; Franklin; Lincoln; Lawrence; Jefferson Davis; Covington; Jones; Marion; Lamar; Forrest

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