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Wind advisory issued for Thursday

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Don’t put your jacket and long sleeves away just yet. In true Texas style, the weather is supposed to change again. Thursday and Friday morning are expected to be brisk and chilly.

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth Wednesday afternoon began warning of high winds and cold temperatures expected for Thursday.

 

Meteorologists issued a wind advisory in effect from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. Sustained north winds are expected to be 25-30 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 40 mph. The strongest winds are expected Thursday afternoon through sunset.

Forecasters warn people to secure trash cans, lawn furniture, trampolines and other lightweight outdoor objects to keep them from being blown around by the strong winds.

Travel could be affected as well. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, for high profile vehicle, according to the NWS. Drivers of high profile vehicles should expect to experience some buffeting and should be prepared to take precautionary/preparedness actions as needed.

Boaters are urged to use extra caution when venturing onto area lakes.

Conditions will continue to worsen overnight Thursday as the cold front continues to blow across all of North Texas Thursday afternoon and evening. Winds will die down overnight but freezing temperatures are expected near sunrise Friday along and northwest of a line from Eastland to Mineral Wells to Gainesville.

 

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