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Wind Advisory issued for Lake, Porter by NWS

Cover picture for the articleEffective: 2021-05-01 15:00:00 EDT Expires: 2021-05-01 20:00:00 EDT Urgency: Expected Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely Instruction: Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects. Target Area: Lake; Porter WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING * WHAT...Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected. * WHERE...In Indiana, Lake IN and Porter Counties. In Illinois, La Salle, Grundy, Kankakee, Southern Will and Eastern Will Counties. * WHEN...From 2 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CDT this evening. * IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...In addition to the strong and gusty winds, warm conditions and low afternoon relative humidity values will result in an elevated fire danger.