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Wind Advisory

Expires 3:00 PM EDT on October 20, 2018
Statement as of 3:22 am CDT on October 20, 2018

... Wind Advisory in effect from 8 am this morning to 2 PM CDT
this afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 8 am this morning to 2 PM CDT
this afternoon.

* Timing... winds will increase abruptly between 8am and 11am this
morning and continue into early afternoon before gradually
diminishing by mid-afternoon.

* Winds... northwest winds may reach sustained speeds of 25 to 35
mph with gusts of 40 to 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.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.





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