Wind Advisories continue for much of Iowa today (Thursday)

Weather

April 11th, 2019 by Ric Hanson

Area Counties: Monona-Harrison-Shelby-Pottawattamie-Mills-Montgomery-
339 AM CDT Thu Apr 11 2019…WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM.

Crawford-Carroll-Audubon-Guthrie-Dallas-Cass-Adair-Madison-Adams-Union Counties…A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM .

Easterly winds of 25 to 35 mph, with gusts in excess of 45 mph can be expected. Easterly winds becoming southerly this afternoon. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. Loose outdoor objects may be blown around as well.

Strong winds may blow down tree limbs and power lines. Strong cross winds expected on along north to south highways.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 to 39 mph are expected for one hour or longer, or winds of 45 to 57 mph for any duration. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.