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Wind Advisory For Chicago Area

(Credit: CBS)

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Statement as of 9:55 AM EST on February 11, 2013

Expires 5:00 PM EST on February 11, 2013

… Wind Advisory remains in effect until 4 PM CST /5 PM EST/ this
afternoon…

* timing… west-southwest winds will continue through this
afternoon.

* Winds… 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 45 to 50 mph.

* Impacts… winds this strong can cause minor property damage
and make travel hazardous… especially for high profile
vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph… or
gusts between 45 and 57 mph… are likely. Winds this strong can
cause minor property damage unless precautions are taken. Driving
may be difficult… especially in high profile vehicles. Motorists
should be alert and use caution.