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November 8, 2013

Wind advisory in affect for northwest Oklahoma

ENID, Okla. — National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for western Oklahoma from noon to 6 p.m.

Southwest winds will increase throughout the morning becoming “very strong” and “gusty” through the afternoon, according to the advisory. Winds will decrease through sunset.

Sustained gusts of 30 to 35 mph are forecast, with frequent gusts of up to 40 mph.

NWS warns the winds could make driving difficult, especially for those in light-weight and high-profile vehicles traveling on east/west roads.

The counties included in the advisory are Alfalfa, Major, Blaine, Caddo, Comanche, Tillman, Kiowa, Washita, Custer, Dewey, Woodward, Woods, Harper, Ellis, Roger Mills, Beckham, Greer, Harmon and Jackson.

In addition, a red flag fire warning is in effect for Woods, Woodward, Harper, Ellis and Roger Mills counties.

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