NWS: Drivers Beware – Dangerous Winds Tuesday with Thunderstorms on Thanksgiving Day
SAN ANGELO, TX – A powerful storm system is sweeping across the United States and will affect weather in the Concho Valley area beginning Tuesday afternoon.
The National Weather Service office in San Angelo has issued a wind advisory for the area this afternoon.
According to the NWS, a wind advisory will be in effect from noon today to 6 p.m. this evening.
West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.
A wind advisory means that winds of 30 to 39 mph with higher gusts are occurring or expected. Winds this strong can knock down tree limbs and make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Secure loose outdoor objects.
The forecast calls for rain and cooler temperatures as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches.
There is a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms on Wednesday with afternoon temperatures around 50 degrees.
Wednesday night the rain chances increase to 80 percent with overnight low temperatures in the mid 30s.
On Thanksgiving Day, showers and thunderstorms are likely with an 80 percent chance of precipitation.
Thursday night will also be rainy with a 70 percent chance of rain. The rain chances decrease toward the weekend.
This is a developing situation and anyone driving over the holiday should monitor the weather.
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