High winds expected overnight

Mar 11, 2014

The cold front expected to blow into Texas overnight won't bring arctic temperatures, but we could experience Nebraska-force winds in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

A front from the north-northwest is forecast to move into Northeast Texas around midnight, with strong winds expected to follow about an hour behind the front. The system should bring sustained winds of 20-30 mph, gusting as high as 40 mph.

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for an area including all of North Texas and parts of Northeast Texas. The wind advisory is set to begin at 10 p.m. Tuesday and continue through 1 p.m. Wednesday. Counties in the area under wind advisory include Collin, Delta, Fannin, Hopkins, Hunt, Kaufman, Lamar, Rains, Rockwall, and counties west of those.