Central Sacramento Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 9:46 PM PDT Oct. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect until 4 am PDT Friday...

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect until 4 am PDT Friday.

* Timing... several hours of strong, gusty southerly winds over the
northern half of the Sacramento Valley. Winds decreasing before
sunrise.

* Winds... southerly sustained at 25 mph with local gusts up to 35
to 40 mph.

* Impacts... difficult driving for high profile vehicles. Loose
objects blown away.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 25 mph and/or gusts
to 40 mph are expected for an hour or more. Winds this strong can
make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use
extra caution.


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