Wind advisory in effect through midnight Tuesday

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a wind advisory for parts of north Alabama and southern Tennessee.

The wind advisory is  in effect through midnight Tuesday.

Already, wind damage has been reported from non-thunderstorm wind gusts.

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
852 AM CST MON NOV 28 2016

...A WIND ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TODAY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT...

.A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT NORTHERN ALABAMA AND SOUTHERN
MIDDLE TENNESSEE TODAY AND TONIGHT. PREVAILING SOUTHERLY WINDS
WILL INCREASE INTO THE 25 TO 30 MPH RANGE THIS MORNING...AND
CONTINUE IN THIS RANGE UNTIL MIDNIGHT ON MONDAY. WIND GUSTS UP
TO 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

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LAUDERDALE-COLBERT-FRANKLIN AL-LAWRENCE-LIMESTONE-MADISON-MORGAN-
MARSHALL-JACKSON-DE KALB-CULLMAN-MOORE-LINCOLN-FRANKLIN TN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLORENCE...MUSCLE SHOALS...SHEFFIELD...
TUSCUMBIA...RUSSELLVILLE...RED BAY...MOULTON...TOWN CREEK...
ATHENS...HUNTSVILLE...DECATUR...ALBERTVILLE...BOAZ...
GUNTERSVILLE...ARAB...SCOTTSBORO...FORT PAYNE...RAINSVILLE...
CULLMAN...LYNCHBURG...FAYETTEVILLE...WINCHESTER...SEWANEE...
DECHERD...ESTILL SPRINGS...COWAN
852 AM CST MON NOV 28 2016

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TODAY UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...ALL COUNTIES IN NORTHERN ALABAMA AND
  SOUTHERN MIDDLE TENNESSEE BETWEEN 9 AM TODAY AND MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 35 MPH...ALONG WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
  MPH NEAR AND WEST OF I-65...AND UP TO 50 MPH IN THE ELEVATIONS
  ABOVE 1000 FEET.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS LATER TODAY WILL BE CAPABLE OF DOWNING SOME
  TREES AND POWERLINES...ALONG WITH MAKING DRIVING DIFFICULT IN HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST
25 MPH...OR GUSTS OF AT LEAST 35 MPH...ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
AFFECTED AREA. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...
ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION. IN
ADDITION...ENSURE ALL LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS REMAIN SECURE...
INCLUDING PATIO FURNITURE AND TRASH CANS.

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