Strong winds will be likely this morning and early afternoon. A fast moving weather system is bringing strong winds to much of central Iowa this morning. The strongest winds are expected to persist for the morning and into the early afternoon hours before gradually diminishing from west to east during the mid to late afternoon. Periods of sustained winds over 30mph with gusts of 40 to 45mph will be common during this time. Travelers in high profile vehicles on north to south roads should exercise caution in these winds.