A robust storm system tracking through the region will bring the threat of strong winds to the area. A Wind Advisory will be in effect through 3 p.m. Wednesday.
All counties in North Alabama are included along with parts of Southern Middle Tennessee highlighted in brown in the graphic above.
A tight pressure gradient along with a strong low-level jet will lead to strong southeasterly winds of 20 to 30 mph. Wind gusts will range from 40 to 45 mph with higher gusts of 50-55 mph, especially in the higher terrain.
Power outages are possible due to the high gusts expected and some trees may come down, especially with saturated soils. It is important to have phones fully charged and extra batteries around.
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