High wind advisories issued for East Central Illinois

High wind advisories issued for East Central Illinois

The National Weather Service has issued a pair of wind advisories for East Central Illinois on Thursday.

From 3-9 p.m., the following counties are under a High Wind Warning:  Champaign, Vermilion, Douglas, Edgar, Coles, Piatt, Macon, DeWitt, McLean, Moultrie and Shelby.

From Thursday mid-afternoon through Thursday evening, Ford and Iroquois counties are under a High Wind Watch.

The weather service says wind gusts could reach 60 miles per hour on Thursday.  You should be careful while driving and bring any items inside that could blow away.

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