National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a wind advisory in effect until 9 p.m.
the counties of Peoria, Marshall, Woodford, Tazewell, McLean, Mason, Logan, DeWitt,
Piatt, Champaign, Vermilion, Menard, Sangamon, Christian, Macon,
Moultrie, Douglas, Coles, Edgar, Shelby, Cumberland, Clark,
Jasper, Crawford, Clay, Richland and Lawrence, including the cities
of Peoria, Bloomington, Normal,
Havana, Lincoln, Champaign, Urbana, Danville, Springfield,
Taylorville, Decatur, Charleston, Mattoon, Shelbyville,
Effingham, Flora and Lawrenceville.
Winds will be out of the south
just ahead of the cold front, then switching to more westerly behind
the thunderstorms associated with the front as the pressure gradient
increases quickly in the
advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high-profile
vehicles. Use extra caution.
[National Weather Service]