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Wind advisory issued for multiple Central Texas counties

Posted: 3:52 PM, Nov 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-10 17:06:56-05
Wind Advisory

CENTRAL TEXAS — The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for several Central Texas counties.

The Wind Advisory is in effect from 10 a.m. on Monday until 6 a.m. on Tuesday.

North winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph are expected. The advisory comes in advance of a cold front expected to blow in, with wind chills expected to drop into the single digits and teens. Lows on Tuesday in the Central Texas area are expected to be in the mid 20's. By Monday afternoon, temperatures will drop into the 40's.

Here's a breakdown of the cold front expected to arrive on Veterans Day:

The NWS recommends people secure outdoor items that could be blown around. Driving on roadways could become difficult as well, especially for high profile vehicles.

Those affected by the advisory should also secure trash cans, lawn furniture, and other lightweight outdoor objects that may be blown around in the strong winds.

Central Texas Counties included in the Wind Advisory:

  • Lampasas
  • Coryell
  • Bell
  • McLennan
  • Falls
  • Limestone
  • Leon
  • Milam
  • Robertson
  • Mills
  • Hamilton
  • Bosque
  • Hill
  • Navarro
  • Freestone

According to the National Weather Service, "A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of at least 20 to 30 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Boaters should use extra caution when venturing onto area lakes. Residents may wish to take action to secure trash cans, lawn furniture, and other lightweight outdoor objects that may be blown around in the strong winds."