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Wind advisory for many north Iowa, southern Minnesota counties throughout much of Tuesday

Sustained east winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 45 to 55 mph.

Posted: May 21, 2019 6:47 AM
Updated: May 21, 2019 1:22 PM

Wind Advisory
Areas Affected: Anoka; Benton; Blue Earth; Brown; Carver; Chippewa; Chisago; Dakota; Douglas; Faribault; Freeborn; Goodhue; Hennepin; Isanti; Kandiyohi; Lac Qui Parle; Le Sueur; Martin; McLeod; Meeker; Mille Lacs; Morrison; Nicollet; Pope; Ramsey; Redwood; Renville; Rice

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...This afternoon through this evening.

* WINDS...Sustained east winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 45 to 55 mph.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around loose objects and lead to difficult driving conditions for high profile vehicles, especially on north to south roads.

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: Black Hawk; Bremer; Butler; Calhoun; Cerro Gordo; Emmet; Franklin; Grundy; Hamilton; Hancock; Hardin; Humboldt; Kossuth; Marshall; Palo Alto; Pocahontas; Sac; Tama; Webster; Winnebago; Worth; Wright

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Strong East Winds Expected this Afternoon and Early Evening... .East winds already in place across Iowa are expected to gradually strengthen later today, becoming strong into the afternoon and early evening hours. Showers and a few thunderstorms may also further enhance the strong wind potential from time to time. ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...This afternoon into this evening.

* WINDS...Sustained winds from the east at 25 to 35 mph with a few gusts of 40 mph or more. Wind gusts may be even higher in and near thunderstorms.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around loose objects and lead to difficult driving conditions for high profile vehicles, especially on north-south roads.

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: Chickasaw; Fayette; Floyd; Howard; Mitchell; Winneshiek

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Windy Conditions This Afternoon Into This Evening... .Winds will increase late this morning and continue into this evening. Wind speeds are expected to be 20 to 30 miles per hour with gusts 30 to 45 miles per hour. These strong winds may make travel difficult for high profile vehicles. ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY... The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect until 1 AM CDT Wednesday.

* TIMING...This afternoon through 1 AM Wednesday.

* WINDS...Easterly winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* IMPACTS...Driving will be difficult for high profile and lightweight vehicles. Loose outdoor objects may be blown 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 high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Windy Conditions This Afternoon Into This Evening... .Winds will increase late this morning and continue into this evening. Wind speeds are expected to be 20 to 30 miles per hour with gusts 30 to 45 miles per hour. These strong winds may make travel difficult for high profile vehicles. ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY... The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect until 1 AM CDT Wednesday.

* TIMING...This afternoon through 1 AM Wednesday.

* WINDS...Easterly winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* IMPACTS...Driving will be difficult for high profile and lightweight vehicles. Loose outdoor objects may be blown 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 high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Minnesota Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 289303

Reported Deaths: 3434
CountyCasesDeaths
Hennepin616511100
Ramsey25903487
Anoka20522218
Dakota20096183
Washington13066109
Stearns1291098
St. Louis7935101
Scott782754
Wright702436
Olmsted626134
Sherburne538640
Clay463856
Carver432213
Blue Earth387112
Rice386033
Kandiyohi373819
Crow Wing334631
Nobles298729
Chisago29358
Otter Tail282818
Benton278642
Winona258128
Mower241323
Douglas237631
Polk234423
Morrison219524
Lyon201911
McLeod195610
Beltrami194615
Becker187512
Goodhue185727
Steele17826
Itasca176124
Isanti174316
Todd171612
Carlton165710
Nicollet150823
Freeborn14465
Mille Lacs141630
Le Sueur138110
Waseca134011
Cass12849
Brown125011
Pine12458
Meeker11308
Roseau10503
Hubbard103822
Martin101920
Wabasha9611
Redwood83718
Dodge8060
Chippewa8057
Watonwan7984
Cottonwood7682
Renville75119
Sibley7414
Wadena7376
Aitkin69826
Rock6829
Pipestone67818
Houston6422
Fillmore6320
Yellow Medicine59311
Pennington5856
Kanabec54912
Murray5493
Swift5366
Faribault5081
Pope4990
Stevens4643
Clearwater4536
Marshall4438
Jackson4361
Unassigned38759
Lake3816
Koochiching3535
Wilkin3465
Lac qui Parle3383
Norman3227
Lincoln3171
Big Stone2841
Mahnomen2704
Grant2516
Red Lake2033
Kittson1917
Traverse1360
Lake of the Woods931
Cook600

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 222064

Reported Deaths: 2319
CountyCasesDeaths
Polk33019331
Linn13877164
Scott1085683
Black Hawk10730134
Woodbury10159121
Johnson935536
Dubuque907691
Story669721
Dallas624657
Pottawattamie612469
Sioux364625
Webster353033
Marshall343545
Cerro Gordo342644
Clinton319839
Buena Vista300014
Des Moines281719
Muscatine280968
Warren274011
Plymouth268941
Wapello251171
Jones227913
Jasper212443
Marion201719
Lee197916
Carroll195422
Bremer191312
Henry18037
Crawford173015
Benton166217
Tama152240
Jackson142113
Delaware140221
Washington137414
Dickinson134210
Boone134011
Mahaska125327
Wright12156
Buchanan115010
Clay11314
Hardin113010
Page11134
Hamilton10809
Clayton10715
Harrison106129
Cedar104913
Calhoun10487
Kossuth10236
Floyd102216
Mills10177
Fayette10159
Lyon10058
Poweshiek97913
Butler9746
Winneshiek95412
Iowa92312
Winnebago90223
Hancock8497
Louisa83916
Grundy83811
Chickasaw8354
Sac8297
Cherokee8134
Cass79721
Appanoose77310
Mitchell7704
Allamakee76811
Union7546
Humboldt7525
Shelby75010
Emmet74724
Guthrie73715
Franklin72921
Jefferson6852
Madison6734
Palo Alto6454
Unassigned6320
Keokuk5737
Pocahontas5532
Howard5419
Greene5160
Osceola5131
Clarke4774
Ida46813
Taylor4563
Davis4508
Montgomery44911
Monroe43712
Adair4298
Monona4212
Fremont3543
Van Buren3525
Worth3520
Lucas3216
Decatur3150
Wayne2957
Audubon2942
Ringgold2022
Adams1642
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