WIND ADVISORY for Chicagoland Peaks Around Midnight

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
1058 AM CST SAT JAN 19 2013

Windy all day, but then pickup of winds even higher about 7:00 p.m. and peaking with steady winds about 30 mph from 9:00 p.m. to almost 1:00 a.m. Sunday. Gusts as high 47 mph from about 10:00 p.m. until about midnight.

…STRONG WINDS THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT…

WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-
LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-LAKE IN-PORTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…ROCKFORD…BELVIDERE…WOODSTOCK…
WAUKEGAN…OREGON…DIXON…DEKALB…AURORA…WHEATON…CHICAGO…
OTTAWA…OSWEGO…MORRIS…JOLIET…GARY…VALPARAISO
1058 AM CST SAT JAN 19 2013

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM CST
SUNDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM CST
SUNDAY.

* TIMING…THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

* WINDS…WEST TO NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH GUSTING TO AROUND 50 MPH.
A FEW GUSTS TO 55 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS…BE CERTAIN THAT ANY LOOSE ITEMS SUSCEPTIBLE TO HIGH
WINDS ARE SECURED. WINDS MAY ADVERSELY IMPACT HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES…ESPECIALLY ON NORTH SOUTH ROADWAYS.

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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