Weather Alert: Wind Advisory issued for Walton County

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The National Weather Service at Peachtree City has issued a Wind Advisory for parts of North and Central Georgia, including Walton, Gwinnett and surrounding communities. The Wind Advisory is in effect until 1 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019.

WINDS…SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH. * TIMING…THROUGH 1 AM. * IMPACTS…GUSTY WINDS WILL BLOW AROUND UNSECURED OBJECTS. TREE LIMBS, AND EVEN WHOLE TREES WEAKENED BY THE RECENT RAINS, COULD BE BLOWN DOWN AND A FEW POWER OUTAGES MAY RESULT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 20 MPH…OR GUSTS TO 35 MPH OR STRONGER ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT…ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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