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Special Statement

Statement as of 1:56 PM CST on December 22, 2014

Expires 11:00 PM EST on December 22, 2014


... Cold front to usher in strong and gusty winds Tuesday...

The strongest front of December surges through deep south Texas
and the Rio Grande Valley Tuesday morning. Main impact with this
front will be developing strong and gusty northwest winds. As the
front passes between 9 am and noon... northwest winds increase
between 20 to 25 mph with higher gusts. A strong jet stream in the
mid layers of the atmosphere moves rapidly southeast traversing
deep south Texas in the latter half of the afternoon and into
Tuesday evening. Winds are anticipated to become stronger as this
wind maximum moves overhead with an increase to 25 to 35 mph and
gusts of 45-50 mph anticipated through the early evening hours.
Sustained winds diminish a few hours after sunset however gusty
periods of 30 to 40 mph are still expected to persist much of the
overnight period. There is high confidence of a Wind Advisory
being issued with lower confidence of a few hours of high wind
gusts of 50 mph or greater. Christmas Holiday decorations will be
blown around and possibly damaged due to the strong gusty winds.
Residents may want to secure lose objects lawn furniture and trash
can as well as tie down any decorations that may the tendency to
lose support.

For marine interest a gale watch is in effect for Tuesday morning
through Tuesday night. Northwest winds to quickly increase as the
front pushes offshore between 9 and noon. Sustained winds to
approach 34 knots with gusts as high as 45 knots possible Tuesday
afternoon and evening. Any vessels not secured to their moorings
could be damaged as Bay waters become very rough Tuesday
afternoon. Hazardous seas offshore to develop steadily building
to 10 feet or greater by sunset and near 14 feet overnight. Strong
offshore flow to persist into Wednesday with Small Craft Advisory
conditions likely to follow any gale warnings that are issued.



Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory
Alaska - High Wind Warning
Arizona - Record Report
American Samoa - Flash Flood Watch
California - Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Blizzard Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning, Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Avalanche Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
District of Columbia - Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Georgia - Flash Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning , High Wind Warning
Idaho - Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Avalanche Warning , Record Report
Illinois - Special Statement
Iowa - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning
Maryland - Freezing Rain Advisory , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Advisory
Michigan - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Minnesota - Special Statement , Record Report
Missouri - Special Statement
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory , Avalanche Warning
Nebraska - High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
Nevada - Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
New Hampshire - Winter Weather Advisory
New Mexico - High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
New York - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
North Carolina - Coastal Flood Advisory
North Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Oklahoma - High Wind Watch , Special Statement
Oregon - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Freezing Rain Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Coastal Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
South Dakota - High Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Air Quality Alert
Texas - High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Utah - Wind Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Avalanche Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Winter Weather Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Virginia - Freezing Rain Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Washington - Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
West Virginia - Freezing Rain Advisory , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Wyoming - High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
- Gale Watch
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