NWS issues wind advisory for parts of Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota

October 4, 2018

SIOUX CITY -- The Sioux Falls National Weather Service issued a wind advisory for northwest Iowa, northeast Nebraska and southeast South Dakota Wednesday, which goes into effect at 4 p.m. and is set to expire at 7.

The advisory affects Woodbury, Osceola, Dickinson, Sioux, Lyon, O’Brien, Clay, Plymouth and Cherokee counties, as well as Dixon, Jackson and Dakota counties in Nebraska and Union County in South Dakota, in addition to counties in Minnesota.

Southwesterly winds of 20 to 25 miles per hour are expected to shift to stronger, northwest winds of 25 to 30 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 40 or 50 miles per hour. Wind speeds of this level could cause loose objects to be blown around, and weak tree branches could fall.

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