Wind Advisory Issued for parts of Western/Sw IA

News, Weather

October 17th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS
1019 AM CDT WED OCT 17 2012

A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING. WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGHOUT THE DAY. NORTHWEST WINDS AVERAGING 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED.

THE STRONG WINDS WILL MAKING DRIVING DIFFICULT,  ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. THE WINDS MAY ALSO
CREATE SOME BLOWING DUST AND ELEVATED FIRE DANGER. USE EXTRA CAUTION.