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City of Salem IL. Department of Emergency Management
Tuesday February 12th, 2019 :: 03:48 a.m. CST

Advisory

Wind Advisory until 06:00PM

The National Weather Service in Saint Louis has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 6 PM CST this evening.

* WINDS...West 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* TIMING...This afternoon into early evening.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power lines. Scattered power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles traveling on north to south oriented roadways. These winds can also lift and move trash cans, lawn furniture, and other loose outdoor objects.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MACOUPIN ... CLINTON ... MARION ... PIKE ... JERSEY ... FAYETTE ... GREENE ... ADAMS ... MONTGOMERY ... BROWN ... BOND ... MADISON ... WASHINGTON

Instructions:

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be 30 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 45 and 57 mph. Winds of these magnitudes may cause minor property damage without extra precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use caution until the winds diminish.

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Address/Location
City of Salem IL. Department of Emergency Management
201 S Rotan St
Salem, IL 62881

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Wind Advisory

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