NWS Issues a WIND ADVISORY For the Entire Area Through 10 p.m.

Wind Advisory issued December 31 at 1:34AM EST expiring December 31 at 10:00PM EST by NWS Louisville KY

Areas Affected: Casey; Clark; Orange; Harrison; Marion; Hart; Shelby; Crawford; Warren; Bullitt; Russell; Washington; Adair; Taylor; Jessamine; Larue; Jefferson; Edmonson; Henry; Hardin; Meade; Perry; Harrison; Bourbon; Logan; Cumberland; Nelson; Madison; Barren; Woodford; Metcalfe; Breckinridge; Butler; Grayson; Trimble; Scott; Spencer; Washington; Green; Nicholas; Garrard; Allen; Clinton; Floyd; Hancock; Fayette; Boyle; Oldham; Ohio; Monroe; Jefferson; Scott; Mercer; Simpson; Clark; Franklin; Anderson; Dubois; Lincoln

An area of strong of low pressure will lift northward through the western Ohio Valley this afternoon and evening. A cold front will then push through the region bringing a round of thunderstorms to the region. 

This storm system will bring sustained winds of 15 to 25 MPH with gusts up to 45 MPH. The  

* TIMING...Mid morning through early this evening. 

* WINDS...Sustained winds of 15 to 25 MPH with gusts to 45 MPH. 

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds can cause tree branch damage. Scattered power outages will also be possible. Loose outdoor objects may be blown around. Difficult travel can be expected for high profile vehicles on east-west roadways.

 A Wind Advisory means that wind gusts of over 40 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.