The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Athens County, which is in effect from 10PM Tuesday, 2/12/19 to 10AM Wednesday, 2/13/19.
- WINDS – Becoming sustained west 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph at times. Period of locally stronger winds possible.
- TIMING – Strong winds tonight and Wednesday morning. Peak of strongest winds from late evening through the overnight hours.
- IMPACTS – Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. Weak or diseased trees could be blown down.
A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph for more an hour, or wind gusts of 46 to 57 mph for any duration are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.