High wind advisory for Huron County

Gusts up to 50 mph possible.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Oct 31, 2013

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a high wind advisory for Huron County and the surrounding areas from 7 p.m. Thursday until 10 a.m. Friday.

The NWS provided the following details:

...STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING...

.ELONGATED LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL TRACK OUT OF THE PLAINS AND
RAPIDLY DEEPEN OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES TONIGHT. SOUTHWESTERLY
WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING AHEAD OF THE SYSTEM. WINDS WILL
PEAK IN ALL AREAS WITH THE FRONTAL PASSAGE TONIGHT. SHOWERS ALONG
THE FRONT WILL BRING WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH DOWN TO THE
SURFACE. WESTERLY WINDS WILL REMAIN STRONG OVERNIGHT AS COLD AIR
ARRIVES BEHIND THE FRONT AND CONTINUE ALONG THE EASTERN LAKESHORE
ON FRIDAY.

COUNTIES AFFECTED: LUCAS-WOOD-OTTAWA-SANDUSKY-ERIE OH-LORAIN-CUYAHOGA-LAKE-HANCOCK-
SENECA-HURON-WYANDOT-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-ASHLAND-MARION-MORROW-KNOX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOLEDO...BOWLING GREEN...PORT CLINTON...
FREMONT...SANDUSKY...LORAIN...CLEVELAND...MENTOR...FINDLAY...
TIFFIN...NORWALK...UPPER SANDUSKY...CAREY...BUCYRUS...MANSFIELD...
ASHLAND...MARION...MOUNT GILEAD...MOUNT VERNON
344 PM EDT THU OCT 31 2013

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM
EDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 MPH THIS
EVENING WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE WEST
SOUTHWEST WITH THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING AND PEAK WITH THE
FRONTAL PASSAGE BETWEEN 10 PM AND 1 AM.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WIND GUSTS MAY CAUSE DAMAGE TO TREES AND
POWERLINES. MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE IS ALSO POSSIBLE WITH THE
STRONGEST GUSTS. LOOSE OBJECTS MAY BLOW AROUND IN THE WIND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE FORECAST TO BE
31 TO 39 MPH OR GUSTS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 46 AND 57 MPH. WINDS OF
THESE MAGNITUDES MAY CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE WITHOUT EXTRA
PRECAUTIONS. MOTORISTS IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD USE
CAUTION UNTIL THE WINDS SUBSIDE.