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ISC Wind Advisory

IowaStormCenter.com has issued a WIND ADVISORY for areas shaded above.

Date: 3/5/20 at 5:20am CST

Timing: Effective Thursday….

Discussion: A passing cold front will provide windy conditions Thursday afternoon across eastern Iowa. Strong northwest winds will gust 30-45 MPH.

Wind Model Scale –

5. Slight damage occurs to buildings, shingles are blown off of roofs. HIGH WIND WARNING CRITERIA – High Profile Vehicle Roll-Over Possible if weight is not corrected.

4. Twigs and small branches are broken from trees, walking is difficult.

3. Large trees sway, becoming difficult to walk. POWER SHUTDOWN THRESHOLD during any high fire risk. WIND ADVISORY CRITERIA

2. Large tree branches move, telephone wires begin to “whistle”, umbrellas are difficult to keep under control.

1. Small trees sway.

Wind Model Valid 3-5-2020

10 mile rule:  These alerts issued on this site means that within your zone and 10 miles from you will see the event forecast for.  You may or may not see the event but it means you are in the zone or 10 miles from where someone will.