Wind advisory issued for 2 SC counties

JASPER CO., SC (WTOC) – A wind advisory is in effect until 5 p.m. for Jasper and Beaufort counties.

The highest winds will occur between 1 and 5 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.  Winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts as high as 40 mph are expected.

NWS warns that driving will be more difficult this afternoon, especially when traveling over bridges and overpasses. Small tree limbs or branches may be downed by the strong winds as well.

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