NWS: Wind advisory for Atmore area

Published 9:12 am Sunday, September 10, 2017

A wind advisory has been issued for the Atmore area today, according to the National Weather Service.

The forecast today calls for a 30 percent chance of showers after 1 p.m. and partly sunny with a high near 78.

The wind speed is projected to be between 15-20 miles per hour blowing northeast. Gusts are expected to get as high as 30 miles per hour, according to the NWS.

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As far as tonight, there is a slight chance of shower and thunderstorms after 1 a.m. with wind gusts as high as 20 miles per hour.

The rain will start to fall in earnest on Monday.

Wind gusts will stay the same at 15-20 miles per hour and will increase to 25-30 in the afternoon. Gusts could get as high as 40 miles per hour, according to the NWS.

Chance of precipitation is 70 percent.