WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM EDT WEDNESDAY
Southwest to west-northwest increasing to 20 to 30 mph
with gusts up to 50 mph.
Southwest winds will increase Wednesday morning, then
quickly shift to the west-northwest as a strong cold front
crosses the area late in the morning into the early afternoon. A
line of showers with embedded thunderstorms will move through
with the front and this could bring localized wind gusts to 50
mph or greater. Following the passage of the cold front,
widespread west-northwest winds gusting 40 to 50 mph will occur
through Wednesday afternoon before diminishing in the early
Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are expected.
A Wind Advisory means that very windy conditions are expected.
Winds this strong can make driving difficult…especially for
high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. Light-weight outdoor
objects such as patio furniture and garbage cans should be