Wind Advisory in effect across north Missouri until 7 pm Wednesday evening

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The National Weather Service (NWS) in Kansas City/Pleasant Hill, MO, has issued a Wind Advisory that will be in effect from 7 am to 7 pm on Wednesday, April 3, 2024. Residents in parts of central, north central, northeast, northwest, and west central Missouri are advised to brace for northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph, with gusts possibly reaching up to 45 mph.

The advisory highlights potential impacts including the blowing around of unsecured objects, the possibility of tree limbs being blown down, and the chance of a few power outages. Given these conditions, the NWS advises the public to use extra caution when driving, particularly those operating high-profile vehicles, and to secure any outdoor objects that might be susceptible to the strong winds.

Counties included in the Wind Advisory are:

  • Nodaway
  • Worth
  • Gentry
  • Harrison
  • Mercer
  • Putnam
  • Schuyler
  • Andrew
  • De Kalb
  • Daviess
  • Grundy
  • Sullivan
  • Adair
  • Clinton
  • Caldwell
  • Livingston
  • Linn
  • Macon
  • Ray
  • Carroll
  • Chariton
  • Randolph
  • Lafayette
  • Saline
  • Howard

Residents of these areas are urged to follow the advisory’s instructions closely to minimize potential damage and ensure safety during the advisory period.

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