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|01-25-2015 11:24:31||NWS-Wichita||SCEM 302||
Mostly Cloudy and Windy 49°F 9°C Humidity 44% Wind Speed NW 33 G 41 mph Barometer 29.96 in (1014.4 mb) Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C) Visibility 10.00 mi Wind Chill 40°F (4°C)
|01-25-2015 09:57:36||NWS-Wichita||SCEM 302||
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON... * WINDS...NORTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH. * TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AROUND 9 AM AND PERSIST THROUGH 3 PM BEFORE SUBSIDING. * IMPACTS...USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING... ESPECIALLY IN HIGH- PROFILE VEHICLES ON EAST TO WEST ORIENTED ROADS. LIGHT WEIGHT OBJECTS SUCH AS TRASH CANS OR OUTDOOR FURNITURE MAY BE TOSSED AROUND BY THE WIND. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 30 MPH AND/OR WIND GUSTS OVER 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.
|01-25-2015 08:40:32||USGS||SCEM 302||
M3.7 - 9km S of Caldwell, Kansas 2015-01-25 03:36:32 36.944°N 97.600°W depth=4.6 km Nearby Cities 9km (6mi) S of Caldwell, Kansas 51km (32mi) WSW of Arkansas City, Kansas 52km (32mi) WNW of Ponca City, Oklahoma 62km (39mi) WSW of Winfield, Kansas
|01-25-2015 08:08:41||NWS-Wichita||SCEM 302||
VERY STRONG NORTH WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL AFFECT MUCH OF THE REGION TODAY...PLEASE SEE LATEST WIND ADVISORY FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS. THE COMBINATION OF STRONG NORTH WINDS AND DRY AIR WILL LEAD TO VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER LEVELS ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION TODAY.
Today Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Windy, with a north northwest wind 24 to 29 mph increasing to 31 to 36 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 46 mph. Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 18 to 23 mph becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.