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Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 10:20 AM CST Dec. 13, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect until 9 PM CST this evening...

The National Weather Service in Saint Louis has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect until 9 PM CST this evening.

* Timing... this afternoon into this evening.

* Winds... northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Impacts... winds this strong can make driving difficult,
especially for high profile vehicles. These winds can also lift
and move trash cans, lawn furniture, and other loose outdoor
objects. Minor tree and building damage is also possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be
30 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 45 and 57 mph. Winds of
these magnitudes may cause minor property damage without extra
precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use
caution until the winds diminish.