Wind Advisory Issued For Eastern Half Of Central Alabama Until 9:00PM

| April 16, 2018 @ 10:01 am

Windy Conditions Across Eastern Alabama

Increasing pressure gradients will result in windy conditions across the eastern half of Alabama this afternoon through early evening.

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect until 9 PM CDT this evening for Autauga, Barbour, Blount, Bullock, Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Chilton, Clay, Cleburne, Coosa, Elmore, Etowah, Jefferson, Lee, Lowndes, Macon, Montgomery, Pike, Randolph, Russell, Shelby, St. Clair, Talladega, and Tallapoosa counties.

* TIMING…of the strongest winds will be through 9 pm.

* WINDS…will generally be 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* IMPACTS…of these strong winds could cause difficulty driving, a few downed trees or a few larger tree limbs to fall.

A Wind Advisory means that wind gusts of 35 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult…especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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Scott Martin is a meteorologist, graphic artist, musician, husband, and a father. Scott is a member of the National Weather Association and the Central Alabama Chapter of the National Weather Association. Scott is also the co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides accurate forecasts for many racing series across the USA.

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