Wind Advisory in Effect Until 9 PM Tonight
The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Wind Advisory for much of Alabama until later tonight; wind gusts could reach 40 mph.
You can read the full text of the Wind Advisory below:
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING... * TIMING...THROUGH 9 PM WEDNESDAY EVENING. * WINDS...20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 MPH. * IMPACTS...DRIVING MAY BECOME DIFFICULT. STRONGER WINDS COULD TAKE DOWN WEAK TREES OR LARGE LIMBS DUE TO SATURATED SOILS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF AT LEAST 24 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.