Wind Advisory update

National Weather Service

Update on the Wind Advisory issued by the National Weather Service:

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1148 AM EST MON FEB 11 2013

…SUSTAINED SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH…

A DEEP LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE OUT OF NORTHERN WISCONSIN TODAY…AND REACH FAR SOUTHERN QUEBEC PROVINCE BY THIS EVENING. STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT IN THE AREA OF TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT SOUTH OF THE SURFACE LOW. THE WINDS WILL DIMINISH EARLY TONIGHT AS THE SURFACE LOW MOVES AWAY FROM THE AREA.

[…] …WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST /8 PM CST/ THIS EVENING…

HAZARDOUS WEATHER…

* SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TODAY TO AROUND 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 TO 50 MPH.

IMPACTS…

* DRIVING HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES WILL BECOME DIFFICULT AT TIMES.

* SCATTERED TREE AND UTILITY LINE DAMAGE IS POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH…OR GUSTS OVER 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT…ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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