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Wind Advisory

Areas Affected: Anderson; Bell; Collin; Cooke; Dallas; Delta; Denton; Ellis; Falls; Fannin; Freestone; Grayson; Henderson; Hill; Hopkins; Hunt; Johnson; Kaufman; Lamar; Leon; Limestone; McLennan; Milam; Navarro; Rains; Robertson; Rockwall; Tarrant; Van Zandt

NWS Dallas-Fort Worth (Dallas - Forth Worth)

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR AREAS ALONG AND EAST OF A LINE FROM GAINESVILLE TO KILLEEN... .A tightening surface pressure gradient in advance of a cold front and an upper level trough will lead to strong and gusty winds today. A wind advisory is in effect for areas generally along and east of the Interstate 35/35W corridor from late morning through midnight tonight. ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT... The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 10 AM this morning to midnight CDT tonight.

* TIMING...From 10 AM to midnight tonight.

* WINDS...25 MPH with gusts 30 to 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...Lightweight objects such as trash cans and patio furniture will be easily blown about by the wind.

* DRIVING...High profile vehicles will be subjected to difficult driving conditions, especially while driving east-west, due to crosswind conditions.

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of at least 20 to 30 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Boaters should use extra caution when venturing onto area lakes. Residents may wish to take action to secure trash cans...lawn furniture...and other lightweight outdoor objects that may be blown around in the strong winds.

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