Alert: High wind warning until 4 a.m. Sunday

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Wayne County Emergency Management Agency has sent an alert of a high wind warning until 4 a.m. Sunday

* WHAT…Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected.

* WHERE…Portions of East Central and Southeast Indiana, Northern Kentucky and Central, Southwest and West Central Ohio.

* WHEN…From 8 PM this evening to 4 AM EST Sunday.

* IMPACTS…Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Winds will increase again with the passage of a cold front this evening. Strong winds aloft will mix down to the ground.

* AFFECTED AREAS: FRANKLIN … GRANT … CLERMONT … LOGAN … HARDIN … MADISON … LICKING … FAYETTE … MONTGOMERY … WAYNE … DEARBORN … MERCER … CAMPBELL … FAYETTE … WARREN … UNION … PENDLETON … CLARK … GALLATIN … PREBLE … OHIO … SHELBY … SWITZERLAND … FRANKLIN … CLINTON … HAMILTON … DELAWARE … OWEN … MIAMI … KENTON … CHAMPAIGN … GREENE … RIPLEY … CARROLL … BUTLER … AUGLAIZE … BOONE … PICKAWAY … DARKE … UNION … FAIRFIELD

Instructions:
People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if you must drive.