Wind Advisory for Area Issued for Saturday, January 19, 2019

A wind advisory is in effect For Hopkins County and all of North and Central Texas from midnight until 6 p.m. Saturday, January 19, 2019.

A strong cold front will move through North and Central Texas late Friday night and Saturday morning. Behind this cold front, strong northwest winds of 20-30 MPH are expected, along with wind gusts in excess of 35 MPH. These winds will continue through much of the day Saturday before subsiding during the late afternoon and early evening hours.

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.

Author: Staff Reporter

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