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Northern Cook & Lake Counties, Sourthern Cook / North Shore

Wind Advisory issued July 29 at 9:19AM CDT until July 29 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS Duluth
Issued: Wednesday, Jul 29 at 09:19 am
Expires: Wednesday, Jul 29 at 07:00 pm

...WINDY ACROSS THE NORTHLAND TODAY...
.AN UNUSUALLY STRONG LOW PRESSURE AREA OVER THE BORDER BETWEEN
FAR NORTHWEST ONTARIO AND MANITOBA WILL CAUSE STRONG WESTERLY
WINDS ACROSS THE NORTHLAND TODAY. MOST OF THE NORTHLAND CAN
EXPECT WIND GUSTS REACHING UP TO 35 TO 40 MPH DURING THE
AFTERNOON...BUT THERE COULD BE STRAY GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
* LOCATION...NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND DOUGLAS COUNTY WISCONSIN.
* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. THE WINDS WILL PEAK IN THE
AFTERNOON. THE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE THIS EVENING.
* IMPACTS...UNSECURED OUTDOOR OBJECTS COULD BE BLOWN AROUND.
BRANCHES AND SMALL TREES MAY BLOW DOWN.

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION. SECURE LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS SUCH AS LAWN FURNITURE AND GARBAGE CANS. TAKE DOWN HANGING PLANTERS AND OTHER HANGING OBJECTS SUCH AS WIND CHIMES AND BIRD FEEDERS. BE CAREFUL IN WOODED AREAS AS BRANCHES AND SMALL TREES MAY BE BLOWN DOWN.