Tuesday, July 29, 2014

National Weather Service issues wind advisory for Elkhart County

The area could see gusts reaching up to 50 mph Friday, April 4, the National Weather Service said.

Posted on April 4, 2014 at 7:06 a.m.

The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory for Elkhart County and surrounding counties early Friday morning, April 4

Following a cold front moving into the area Friday afternoon, wind speeds could reach 25 to 30 mph, with gusts increasing to 45 to 50 mph Friday evening, the weather service said. Windy conditions will continue into the night, but are expected to diminish during it. 

The weather service warned high winds could make travel difficult – loose objects could be blown into streets, tree branches could fall and power outages are possible. 

The wind advisory will be in effect from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.

 A pedestrian walks south on Main Street during a thunderstorm Friday, May 21, 2010. The heavy, but brief storm caused traffic snarls and downed trees.|111526

Posted on July 27, 2014 at 1:57 p.m.
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