Wind Advisory: Tuesday 1:00 AM to 7:00 PM

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
343 PM CDT MON OCT 29 2012

LAKE IL-COOK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WAUKEGAN…CHICAGO
343 PM CDT MON OCT 29 2012

…WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 7 PM CDT
TUESDAY…

* TIMING…LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY EVENING.

* WINDS…NORTHERLY AT SUSTAINED SPEEDS OF 30 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS
OF 45 TO 55 MPH. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE NEAR THE LAKE
MICHIGAN SHORE.

* IMPACTS…THE STRONG WINDS COULD RESULT IN MINOR WIND DAMAGE…
INCLUDING DOWNED TREE LIMBS AND POWER LINES. HIGH RISE
BUILDINGS NEAR THE LAKE INCLUDING TALLER BUILDINGS IN DOWNTOWN
CHICAGO WILL EXPERIENCE EVEN STRONGER WINDS…POTENTIALLY WITH
OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO NEAR 60 MPH…JUST A COUPLE HUNDRED FEET
ABOVE THE GROUND. BE CERTAIN EVERYTHING THAT COULD BE
SUSCEPTIBLE TO HIGH WINDS IS SECURED. THE STRONG NORTHERLY
WINDS MAY ADVERSELY IMPACT HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES…ESPECIALLY
ON EAST TO WEST HIGHWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH…OR
GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 57 MPH…ARE LIKELY. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE UNLESS PRECAUTIONS ARE TAKEN. DRIVING
MAY BE DIFFICULT…ESPECIALLY IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. MOTORISTS
SHOULD BE ALERT AND USE CAUTION.



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