Wind Advisory until 6-p.m. for western/SW IA

News, Weather

April 27th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory in effect for the entire western half of Iowa. The Advisory is in effect until 5-p.m. for: MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT and PAGE Counties, and until 6-p.m. for CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-and RINGGOLD Counties.

EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS OF AROUND 30 MPH ARE  EXPECTED,WITH GUSTS TO 40 TO 45 MPH AT TIMES. STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS WILL CAUSE LOOSE OBJECTS TO BLOW AROUND…AND POSSIBLY SMALL BRANCHES TO COME DOWN. IT WILL   ALSO MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT ESPECIALLY ON NORTH SOUTH ROADS, AND FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION