Cerro Gordo Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory
Issued: 5:40 PM CDT Oct. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 10 am CDT Tuesday...
... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 10 am to 4 PM CDT

* what... for the High Wind Warning, west winds 25 to 35 mph with
gusts up to 60 mph expected. For the Wind Advisory, west winds
25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected.

* Where... much of north central Iowa along and north of Highway
20 and along and west of Interstate 35.

* When... for the High Wind Warning, from 6 PM this evening to 10
am CDT Tuesday. For the Wind Advisory, from 10 am to 4 PM CDT

* Impacts... damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
Widespread power outages are possible. Travel will be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. High profile
vehicles can be overturned.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around
trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of
your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use extreme
caution if you must drive, especially in high profile vehicles.