Wind advisory set for Elkhart County and all of Indiana Toll Road
Posted: 02/11/2013 at 10:00 am
By: Truth Staff
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Cars use the Indiana Toll Road by Cassopolis St. in Elkhart on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012. A new study maintins that the least of the Indiana Toll Road unfairly burdens future generations stemming from a lost revenue in the form of tolls. (Truth Photo By Evey Wilson) ¨ ¨ ¨
The National Weather Service reports southwest winds will increase Monday to around 30 MPH with gusts reaching 45 to 50 MPH.
Driving high-profile vehicles may become difficult at times under the wind advisory. A wind ban has been issued for the entire length of the Indiana Toll Road from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. Monday. The ban applies for all triple tractor-trailers, long-doubles and high-profile oversize permit loads, according to Toll Road officials.
The NWS also asked for residents to be cautious of scattered trees and utility line damage.
High temperatures between 36 and 42 degrees are expected this week, with a possibility of lake effect snow Friday through Sunday. There is a 30 percent chance of snow showers in Elkhart on Monday.