High Wind Advisory in effect, downed trees possible today
Strong winds and the potential for downed trees is the primary concern with today’s severe weather threat.
A cold front will push through the Piedmont later today bringing storms and strong winds to the area.
The primary concern is high winds and scattered strong storms.
A Wind Advisory remains in effect until 4 a.m. Thursday.
Latest from National Weather Service:
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 4 AM EST THURSDAY... * LOCATION...ALL OF CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA * WINDS...SUSTAINED SOUTHERLY WINDS BETWEEN 20 AND 25 MPH WILL GUST FREQUENTLY BETWEEN 30 AND 40 MPH...WITH OCCASIONAL PEAK GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH. * TIMING...WINDS WILL STEADILY INCREASE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND REMAIN STRONG THROUGH EARLY TONIGHT. * IMPACTS...THE STRONG WINDS MAY BLOW DOWN TREES AND POWER LINES. LOOSE AND UNSECURED OUTDOOR OBJECTS WILL BE TOSSED AROUND BY WINDS OF THESE MAGNITUDES. STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE HANDLING OF VEHICLES...ESPECIALLY HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES DIFFICULT.Submit Your Photo