Wind Advisory issued for the KJAN listening area

News, Weather

January 18th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

(Updated 2:50-p.m. THE FOLLOWING ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED….)

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Wind Advisory for western Iowa. A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT TODAY (FRIDAY) UNTIL 3-P.M. FORAUDUBON, CRAWFORD, CARROLL AND SAC COUNTIES, AND UNTIL 6-P.M. FOR: CASS, ADAIR, ADAMS, DALLAS, GUTHRIE, MADISON, RINGGOLD, TAYLOR AND UNION COUNTIES.

South to southwest winds will be sustained at 25 to35-miles per hour this afternoon, with gusts to around 45. The strong winds will cause difficult driving conditions for high profile and lightweight vehicles. Use extra caution on the roads. Lightweight objects will also be blown around.