The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a Wind Advisory which is in effect from 1 PM Wednesday afternoon until 8 p.m. Wednesday evening. Wind speeds will increase behind the passing cold front this afternoon and will remain gusty into the evening hours.
Sustained northwest winds of 20 to 25 mph and gusts of 30 to 40 mph are expected. Crosswinds on east-west oriented roads will make driving difficult at times for high profile vehicles. Lightweight outdoor objects will be blown around in the strong winds. 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 strong winds.