High Wind Warning/Advisory for Bismarck-Mandan through Monday Evening
A HIGH WIND WARNING / High Wind Advisory is in effect from 10 AM to 7 PM (CST) for the area, according to the National Weather Service in Bismarck. If you thought yesterday was windy, today the area will experience more wind, and stronger windy conditions in some areas which is why the NWS has issued a HIGH WIND WARNING for some areas of the state.
The wind yesterday was clocked at 40-50 MPH in some areas. The NWS bulletin reports that very strong winds can be expected through Monday evening. Winds from 40-60 MPH will occur in towns like Beach, Medora, Dickinson, Amidon, New England, Bowman, Hettinger. Winds elsewhere will reach up to 45 MPH including Bismarck, Mandan, Linton, Lincoln, Harvey, Jamestown and Steele.
The will impact travel especially high profile vehicles in wide open spaces such as the interstate plus working outdoors can be hazardous including roofs, towers or silos. You are urge to use caution with fireworks and open flames during the next 12-18 hours or until the wind subside.
According to the NWS-
A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH...AND OR GUSTS UNDER 58 MPH...ARE EXPECTED.