Gusts of 40 to 45 MPH possible
A strong low pressure system is forecast to move from the central Plains and into the Great Lakes on Thursday and Thursday night. Strong south to southwest winds will be seen across the region Thursday and Thursday night. The winds are forecast to slacken off quickly by Friday morning. The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 7 AM EST /6 AM CST/ Thursday to 7 AM EST /6 AM CST/ Friday.
* TIMING...Thursday through Thursday Night
* WINDS...Sustained winds of 15 to 25 MPH with gusts of 40 to 45 MPH possible Thursday afternoon and Thursday night. Some localized gusts of 50 MPH are possible.
* IMPACTS...Gusty winds can cause tree and branch damage. Loose outdoor object may be blown around. High profile vehicles traveling on east-west roadways may make traveling difficult.
A Wind Advisory means that wind gusts of over 40 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.