Strong Winds Over Western Iowa Today

Northwest winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph have developed this morning and will continue throughout the afternoon hours. Winds will remain gusty this evening though are expected to diminish a bit during the evening hours.

A wind advisory will remain in effect until 6pm CST this evening. High profile vehicles are likely to be especially affected today with the strong winds. This will result in difficult travel, particularly if needing to pass large trucks. Lightweight and unsecured objects, such as holiday decorations, maybe blown around today.

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.

Zach Sharpe

My name is Zach Sharpe. I am the president and forecaster for the Iowa Storm Chasing Network. You can find me on Twitter @Stormchaserzach and on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/stormchaserzach/

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