Wind Advisory in place throughout viewing area

Gusts of up to 50 miles per hour possible at times.

Posted: Jan 8, 2019 6:09 AM

Wind Advisory
Areas Affected: Adair; Adams; Appanoose; Black Hawk; Boone; Bremer; Butler; Cerro Gordo; Clarke; Dallas; Davis; Decatur; Franklin; Grundy; Hamilton; Hancock; Hardin; Jasper; Lucas; Madison; Mahaska; Marion; Marshall; Monroe; Polk; Poweshiek; Ringgold; Story; Tama; Taylor

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Blustery Winds Today... .Strong and gusty northwest winds will push from west to east across Iowa this morning, persisting through the day and into tonight with the highest gusts anticipated during the afternoon hours. Winds should then slowly diminish by early Wednesday morning. ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...Winds will increase from west to east later this morning and persist well into the evening hours. The highest wind gusts are expected late this morning through the afternoon.

* WINDS...Northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 40 to 50 mph at times.

* IMPACTS...Difficult driving for high profile and lighter vehicles at times. Tree branches and power lines may be blown down. Loose objects such as trash cans and lawn furniture are likely to be displaced.

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or wind gusts of 45 mph or greater are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Wind Advisory
Areas Affected: Audubon; Calhoun; Carroll; Cass; Crawford; Emmet; Greene; Guthrie; Humboldt; Kossuth; Palo Alto; Pocahontas; Sac; Webster

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Blustery Winds Today... .Strong and gusty northwest winds will push from west to east across Iowa this morning, persisting through the day and into tonight with the highest gusts anticipated during the afternoon hours. Winds should then slowly diminish by early Wednesday morning. ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...Winds will increase rapidly by sunrise today and persist well into the evening hours. The highest wind gusts are expected late this morning through the afternoon.

* WINDS...Northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 to 55 mph at times.

* IMPACTS...Difficult driving for high profile and lighter vehicles at times. Tree branches and power lines may be blown down. Loose objects such as trashcans and lawn furniture are likely to be displaced.

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or wind gusts of 45 mph or greater are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Wind Advisory
Areas Affected: Blue Earth; Faribault; Freeborn; Steele; Waseca

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...Northwest winds will strengthen this morning and reach peak strength early in the afternoon.

* WINDS...Sustained northwest winds in excess of 30 mph with gusts of up to 50 mph.

* IMPACTS...These strong winds can be a hazard to high profile or lightweight vehicles. Also the strong winds can blow around loose objects...such as lawn furniture and garbage cans.

A Wind Advisory means that wind gusts in excess of 45 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Wind Advisory
Areas Affected: Chickasaw; Clayton; Fayette; Floyd; Howard; Mitchell; Winneshiek

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Strong Winds and Snow Showers To Impact Travel Today... .Strong northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 45 to 50 mph will blow across the area today. In addition, scattered snow showers could result in slippery travel at times. Drive with extra caution and be ready for sudden wind gusts and the potential for slippery roads. ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...Today into this evening.

* WINDS...Northwest at 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 45 to 50 mph.

* IMPACTS...Travel will be difficult at times, especially for lightweight and high profile vehicles.

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or wind gusts of 45 mph or stronger are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Wind Advisory
Areas Affected: Dodge; Fillmore; Mower; Olmsted

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Strong Winds and Snow Showers To Impact Travel Today... .Strong northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 45 to 50 mph will blow across the area today. In addition, scattered snow showers could result in slippery travel at times. Drive with extra caution and be ready for sudden wind gusts and the potential for slippery roads. ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...Today into this evening.

* WINDS...Northwest at 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 45 to 50 mph.

* IMPACTS...Travel will be difficult at times, especially for lightweight and high profile vehicles.

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or wind gusts of 45 mph or stronger are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Minnesota Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 95659

Reported Deaths: 2056
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Hennepin26960930
Ramsey10911320
Dakota7524126
Anoka6092133
Stearns401024
Washington379955
Scott257433
Olmsted244628
Nobles197116
Blue Earth16996
Wright16327
St. Louis160241
Carver14197
Clay138940
Rice13358
Mower13285
Sherburne115014
Kandiyohi10112
Winona88718
Lyon6954
Waseca6698
Benton5523
Steele5472
Freeborn5424
Nicollet54016
Watonwan5284
Crow Wing51618
Todd4952
Chisago4941
McLeod4882
Le Sueur4674
Otter Tail4414
Beltrami4215
Martin40810
Goodhue3659
Itasca32814
Pine3280
Douglas3102
Polk3054
Isanti2971
Becker2802
Carlton2701
Morrison2492
Dodge2390
Cottonwood2250
Pipestone22510
Chippewa2141
Meeker2022
Wabasha1960
Sibley1923
Brown1912
Yellow Medicine1822
Cass1804
Rock1730
Unassigned17052
Redwood1673
Mille Lacs1643
Murray1642
Renville1518
Jackson1481
Faribault1450
Swift1381
Houston1280
Kanabec1258
Roseau1230
Koochiching1223
Fillmore1200
Pennington1191
Lincoln1110
Hubbard1031
Stevens1031
Pope940
Big Stone820
Aitkin801
Wadena690
Wilkin653
Grant614
Lake590
Lac qui Parle581
Norman540
Marshall521
Mahnomen481
Red Lake451
Traverse310
Clearwater270
Lake of the Woods221
Kittson120
Cook60

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 85533

Reported Deaths: 1305
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Polk15872262
Woodbury544764
Johnson512627
Black Hawk448990
Linn4010111
Story344417
Dubuque325741
Scott301128
Dallas278538
Pottawattamie211338
Buena Vista199112
Marshall178434
Sioux16183
Wapello133357
Webster125514
Plymouth114121
Clinton112121
Muscatine110855
Crawford10885
Cerro Gordo105721
Warren9566
Jasper83832
Des Moines7848
Marion7637
Henry7434
Tama71331
Carroll6625
Lee6377
Wright5811
Dickinson5276
Boone5078
Bremer4927
Washington45911
Louisa42915
Mahaska41219
Delaware4023
Floyd3493
Jackson3493
Franklin34818
Winneshiek3356
Clay3264
Lyon3264
Hamilton3223
Benton3101
Winnebago30313
Hardin2991
Poweshiek2958
Buchanan2791
Jones2743
Butler2702
Kossuth2700
Shelby2671
Clarke2653
Emmet26510
Allamakee2616
Clayton2523
Chickasaw2500
Sac2500
Cherokee2492
Cedar2461
Guthrie2456
Fayette2222
Harrison2223
Grundy2203
Madison2192
Iowa2091
Palo Alto2020
Humboldt1903
Mitchell1900
Howard1886
Hancock1842
Calhoun1833
Mills1801
Page1700
Cass1682
Osceola1610
Monroe15911
Pocahontas1592
Lucas1566
Monona1531
Jefferson1381
Appanoose1363
Union1353
Taylor1301
Davis1244
Ida1221
Fremont1180
Van Buren1141
Keokuk1091
Worth1080
Greene1010
Montgomery965
Wayne862
Audubon821
Adair721
Decatur670
Ringgold502
Adams330
Unassigned170
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