High Wind Warning and Wind Advisory Issued For the Area

High Wind Warning and Wind Advisory Issued For the Area

…HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM CST THURSDAY… .

..WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY TO NOON CST FRIDAY…

For the High Wind Warning, northwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected. For the Wind Advisory, northwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected.

These Weather Alerts are for the following Counties:  Colfax, Butler, Saunders, Douglas, Sarpy, Seward, Lancaster, Saline, Jefferson and Gage.

Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

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 caution if you must drive.

These Weather Alerts include the following cities:  Schuyler, David City, Wahoo, Ashland, Yutan, Omaha, Bellevue, Papillion, La Vista, Seward, Milford, Lincoln, Crete, Wilber, Fairbury, and Beatrice