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Wind Advisory
Issued: 7:27 AM EST Jan. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect until 6 PM EST this evening...

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect until 6 PM EST this evening.

* Winds... west northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts around 35 mph.

* Timing... through this afternoon.

* Impacts... gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds greater than
25 mph are expected for at least an hour, with gusts of 35 to
57 mph at any time.

Minor damage to trees, power lines, and property are possible
with wind of this magnitude. Motorists in high profiles vehicles
are advised to use caution until the wind subsides. Strong winds
can topple trees, blow weakened roofs off houses, and down power
lines. Take precautions to secure trash cans, lawn furniture, and
any other loose outdoor objects.

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