Wind advisory issued for Tuesday

TOOMBS CO., GA (WTOC) - A wind advisory has been issued for Toombs County until 7 p.m. Tuesday for north and central Georgia.

Toombs County could see 15 to 25 mph winds, with gusts up to 30 mph, according to the National Weather Service.

A wind advisory remains in effect from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tuesday for Beaufort County.

Strong winds are expected near and east of Interstate 95 in Beaufort County. The strongest winds are expected near the coast.

South and southwest winds will be 20 to 30 mphs in the area, with gusts as high as 40 to 45 mph, according to the NWS.

Strong winds will make driving difficult at times in Beaufort County, especially on elevated bridges and in open areas.

A wind advisory means that sustained winds speeds of at least 20 mph or gusts to 35 mph or stronger are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high-profile vehicles, according to the NWS.

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