Macomb Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Wind Advisory
Statement as of 3:39 AM EST on November 24, 2014

...Wind Advisory in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 10 PM EST this evening...

The National Weather Service in Detroit/Pontiac has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 10 PM EST this evening. The high wind watch is no longer in effect.

Hazardous weather...

* a strong cold front will move through Southeast Michigan this afternoon. Southwest winds will increase behind this front.

* Southwest winds of 25 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph from mid afternoon through the evening hours.

* The potential for brief gusts as high as 50 to 55 mph right as the cold front moves through.

Impacts...

* difficulty driving high profile vehicles...especially on north- south roads.

* Potential for some power outages.

* Small objects such as garbage cans will be blown about by the strong wind.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* a Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or gusts of 45 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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