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Wind Advisory in Effect Until 10pm

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Posted at 1:33 PM, Oct 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-20 23:15:04-04

Wind Advisory

Areas Affected: Allegan; Barry; Calhoun; Eaton; Ingham; Ionia; Jackson; Kalamazoo; Kent; Muskegon; Ottawa; Van Buren

NWS Grand Rapids (Southwestern Michigan)

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING... The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect until 10 PM EDT this evening. HAZARDOUS WEATHER... 

* Winds from the northwest gusting to 50 mph or more. 

* Beginning after 3 PM and spreading inland from Lake Michigan. IMPACTS... 

* Small unsecured objects could be blown away. 

* Difficult driving conditions. 

* Poor visibility near the lakeshore with a mix of precipitation.

Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.


Wind Advisory

Areas Affected: Berrien; Branch; Cass; Hillsdale; St. Joseph

NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT /1 PM CDT/ THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM EDT /9 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING... The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect from 2 PM EDT /1 PM CDT/ this afternoon to 10 PM EDT /9 PM CDT/ this evening. HAZARDOUS WEATHER... 

* Northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph will gust to around 45 mph this afternoon and early evening. 

* Isolated stronger gusts to around 50 mph are possible as showers move through the area. IMPACTS... 

* Driving may become difficult, especially in high profile vehicles. In addition, unsecured outdoor items will be blown around.

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


Wind Advisory

Areas Affected: Lenawee; Livingston; Macomb; Monroe; Oakland; St. Clair; Washtenaw; Wayne

NWS Detroit (Southeastern Michigan - Detroit Area)

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING... The National Weather Service in Detroit/Pontiac has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 1 PM EDT this afternoon until 10 PM EDT this evening. HAZARDOUS WEATHER... 

* Winds becoming west northwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Gusts exceeding 50 mph at times will be possible with shower and thunderstorm activity this afternoon. 

* Winds will diminish by midnight. IMPACTS... 

* Hazardous driving for high profile vehicles. 

* Unsecured light outdoor objects will be blown around. 

* Downed tree limbs and power lines are possible and may lead to sporadic power outages.

A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of at least 30 mph or gusts of 45 mph or more are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. * Prepare, plan and stay informed. Visit www.weather.gov/safety/wind