Wind advisory issued
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A wind advisory has been issued for counties in southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa until 8 p.m. tonight, including Cottonwood, Murray, Nobles and Jackson counties in Minnesota and Osceola, Dickinson and O'Brien counties in Iowa.
Southeasterly winds of 25 to 40 miles per hour with some gusts near 50 miles per hour will spread northward from parts of northwest Iowa into southwest Minnesota the rest of the afternoon. The winds should decrease during the evening.
Winds of these magnitudes may cause minor property damage without extra precautions. Motorists in high-profile vehicles should use caution until the winds subside.