A wind advisory has been issued from 7 p.m. Monday evening through 7 a.m. Tuesday morning for most of northern Ohio.
This advisory includes the following counties in the Channel 3 viewing area: Cuyahoga, Geauga, Ashtabula, Lake, Huron, Erie, Lorain, Summit, Portage, Trumbull, Stark, Wayne, Mahoning, Sandusky, Ashland and Richland.
Low pressure over Illinois will move northeast across the central Great Lakes this evening according to WKYC Chief Meteorologist Betsy Kling. The will move off the New England Coast by Tuesday afternoon allow high pressure to begin to build into the region from the Northern Plains.
Here's what you need to know from the National Weather Service alert:
* TIMING...increasing into the evening with the strongest winds between 7 pm and 3 am.
* WINDS...becoming Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
* IMPACTS...Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power lines. Scattered power outages are expected.
A Wind Advisory is issued for sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph or gusts between 46 and 57 mph. Winds of this magnitude can cause minor property damage without extra precautions. Motorists should use caution especially motorists in high profile vehicles.