High wind advisory in effect through Thursday; record warmth also forecasted

Gusts could reach 60 mph on Thursday ahead of a cold front in Michigan.

Posted by The Huron Hub | Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021

Another round of high winds is expected Thursday.

Along with it comes forecasted record warmth ahead of the cold front.

“We expect some gusts over 60 mph late tonight, mostly along Lake Michigan, but with some isolated gusts that strong possible inland on Thursday morning,” the National Weather Service said. “Impacts are expected to be similar to the last wind event with numerous power outages, but this time concentrated further north, from Muskegon to Big Rapids and north of there.”

45 mph to 50 mph gusts are forecasted for southeast Michigan.

The National Weather Service has issued a high wind advisory.

Below is the weather service’s advisory:


Wind Advisory
for Wayne County

Issued by National Weather Service
Detroit, MI
3:05 PM EST Wed, Dec 15, 2021

…WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM EST THURSDAY…

  • WHAT…Southwest winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected.
  • WHERE…Portions of southeast Michigan.
  • WHEN…From 4 AM to 4 PM EST Thursday.
  • IMPACTS…Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.


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