(DES MOINES) A Wind Advisory is in effect for Southwest Iowa from 8 am this morning to 6 pm this evening.
The National Weather Service says strong and gusty northwest winds will spread across the area this morning and remain strong this afternoon. Northwest winds will increase to 25 to 35 mph with gust to near 50 mph possible during the late morning and afternoon.
High profile vehicles will experience strong cross winds, which could impact stability and control while driver. Lighter, unsecured items, such as garbage cans and lawn furniture will blow around and may damage nearby windows and door glass. The wind could also create areas of blowing dust.