URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Springfield MO 1254 PM CST Tue Nov 26 2019 KSZ073-097-101-MOZ066-067-077-078-088-089-094-271500- /O.UPG.KSGF.WI.Y.0010.191127T0000Z-191127T1500Z/ /O.NEW.KSGF.HW.W.0003.191127T0300Z-191127T1500Z/ Bourbon-Crawford-Cherokee-Vernon-St. Clair-Barton-Cedar-Jasper- Dade-Lawrence- Including the cities of Fort Scott, Pawnee Station, Chicopee, Lone Oak, Pittsburg, Baxter Springs, Lowell, Riverton, Columbus, Neutral, Sherwin, Stippville, Nevada, Tiffin, Appleton City, Johnson City, Kenoma, Lamar, Cedar Springs, El Dorado Springs, Filley, Arnica, Caplinger Mills, Stockton, Joplin, Carthage, Greenfield, Lockwood, Meinert, Aurora, Mount Vernon, and Marionville 1254 PM CST Tue Nov 26 2019 ...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM CST WEDNESDAY... * WHAT...West winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected. * WHERE...In Kansas, Bourbon, Crawford and Cherokee Counties. In Missouri, Vernon, St. Clair, Barton, Cedar, Jasper, Dade and Lawrence Counties. * WHEN...From 9 PM this evening to 9 AM CST Wednesday. * IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...These high winds combined with dry air will result in a high fire danger risk across southeastern Kansas and western Missouri this evening and tonight. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if you must drive.