WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS CO UNTIL 6 AM SUN, 12/22, WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY FOR ATHENS COUNTY WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM SUNDAY, 12/22.

Wind Advisory

WINDS – SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH, ESPECIALLY ASSOCIATED WITH HEAVIER SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A THUNDERSTORM.

TIMING – MAINLY BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND 6 AM SUNDAY MORNING.

IMPACTS РSTRONG WINDS COULD CAUSE TREE DAMAGE, POWER FLUCTUATIONS OR EVEN OUTAGES AND PERHAPS BLOCKING OF ROADS FROM DEBRIS.  CONSTRUCTION SITES ARE VULNERABLE LOCATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT, ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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