Saturday looks to be a windy one.
The National Weather Service (NWS) in Wichita has issued a wind advisory in effect from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday for the following counties in our area.
West winds of 30 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph are expected.
Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. Be cautious if driving a high-profile vehicle Saturday.
NWS in Topeka has issued a wind advisory in effect from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday for the following counties in our area.
Southwest winds of 30 to 35 mph with gusts 40 to 50 mph are expected.
Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment recommends that you take preventative measures during this blowing dust event, such as staying indoors or wearing protective breathing masks if outside. High dust concentrations can cause respiratory problems, decrease lung activity, aggravate asthma, and lead to potential heart-related problems, especially with children, elderly, or those with pre-existing respiratory conditions.