...Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM CST this evening...
A Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM CST this evening.
* Timing...strong west to southwest winds will continue today and diminish toward dusk.
* Winds...sustained winds will be 25 to 30 mph...while gusts exceed 40 mph at times especially from Champaign northeast.
* Impacts...travel may become difficult on many north-south oriented roadways such as I-57. Unsecured outdoor objects will likely be blown around and a few tree branches could be blown down.
A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.