National Weather Service of Cleveland Issues Unofficial “Small Dog Warning” Wind Advisory

Kendall Curley
Feb 15, 2019
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On Feb. 12, a wind advisory was issued by the National Weather Service (NWS) for the Ohio counties of Lucas, Wood, Ottawa, Sandusky, Erie, Hancock, Seneca and Huron. The NWS cautioned the public that winds could reach gusts of up to 40-50 mph.

According to WTOL 11, the advisory warned that the strong winds could cause “power outages and property damage and could make driving with high-profile vehicles difficult.”

The NWS Cleveland’s Twitter account had an additional warning for the public with their wind advisory statement. They cautioned owners of small dogs to stay safe with the exclamation, “Hold on to your pooch!”

The unofficial “Small Dog Warning” wind advisory may seem silly, but it also something that most pet owners may not have thought about.

So, if you are experiencing particularly high winds, you should probably hold on to your pooch!

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