Wind Advisory in effect until Sunday afternoon

Unsecured light weight objects like trash cans, lawn furniture and holiday decorations will blow around.

Posted: Oct 28, 2018 8:50 AM

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

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Strong And Gusty Northwest Winds This Morning... .As of sunrise, strong and gusty west to northwest winds had spread across areas west of the Mississippi River and were spreading into southwest Wisconsin. Wind speeds of 15 to 30 mph with gusts to around 40 mph were occurring across the higher terrain, open country areas of southeast Minnesota into northeast Iowa. These winds will continue through the morning into the early afternoon hours. Northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 will be common. The higher terrain and ridge top areas will experience the strongest winds. Light weight yard items, holiday decorations and trash cans may be blown around by these winds. ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...through 1 pm this afternoon.

* WINDS...Northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

* IMPACTS...Unsecured light weight objects like trash cans, lawn furniture and holiday decorations will blow around.

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 light weight or high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Wind Advisory
Areas Affected: Black Hawk; Bremer; Butler; Cerro Gordo; Emmet; Franklin; Grundy; Hancock; Hardin; Kossuth; Marshall; Palo Alto; Poweshiek; Tama; Winnebago; Worth; Wright

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Gusty Northwest Winds Today... .Expect northwest winds to increase this morning. The strongest winds will be this morning before gradually diminishing this afternoon. ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...Sustained northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with wind gusts near 45 mph possible.

* IMPACTS...Lightweight and unsecured outdoor objects will be affected with minor property damage possible. Travel may be difficult for high profile vehicles.

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; Dakota; Faribault; Freeborn; Goodhue; Le Sueur; Martin; Rice; Steele; Waseca

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CDT TODAY...

* TIMING...northwest winds will continue to increase in speed this morning.

* WINDS...northwest 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph at times.

* IMPACTS...Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. In addition, loose objects could be blown around.

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: Dodge; Fillmore; Houston; Mower; Olmsted; Wabasha; Winona

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Strong And Gusty Northwest Winds This Morning... .As of sunrise, strong and gusty west to northwest winds had spread across areas west of the Mississippi River and were spreading into southwest Wisconsin. Wind speeds of 15 to 30 mph with gusts to around 40 mph were occurring across the higher terrain, open country areas of southeast Minnesota into northeast Iowa. These winds will continue through the morning into the early afternoon hours. Northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 will be common. The higher terrain and ridge top areas will experience the strongest winds. Light weight yard items, holiday decorations and trash cans may be blown around by these winds. ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...through 1 pm this afternoon.

* WINDS...Northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

* IMPACTS...Unsecured light weight objects like trash cans, lawn furniture and holiday decorations will blow around.

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 light weight or high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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