WIND ADVISORY in Effect Through 2 A.M.

Wind Advisory issued April 18 at 11:20AM EDT expiring April 19 at 2:00AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY

Areas Affected: Russell; Casey; Marion; Trimble; Clark; Breckinridge; Garrard; Grayson; Bullitt; Orange; Shelby; Woodford; Ohio; Spencer; Floyd; Jessamine; Nicholas; Scott; Crawford; Washington; Clinton; Fayette; Jefferson; Boyle; Jefferson; Lincoln; Oldham; Nelson; Larue; Henry; Washington; Hardin; Harrison; Meade; Scott; Perry; Mercer; Bourbon; Harrison; Franklin; Anderson; Madison; Dubois; Hancock; Clark


Southwest winds will increase to 20 to 30 mph this afternoon, with gusts over 40 mph during the late afternoon and evening. Scattered showers could produce localized 50 mph gusts. The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 5 PM EDT /4 PM CDT/ this afternoon to 2 AM EDT /1 AM CDT/ Thursday.

* TIMING...Late this afternoon until around midnight tonight. * WINDS...Southwest 20 to 30 mph becoming west this evening. Gusts in excess of 40 mph...locally 50 mph. * IMPACTS...Loose objects may be blown around. Small tree limbs and branches may be damaged. Driving may be difficult, especially for high-profile vehicles on north-south highways.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.