• Wind Advisory for Hutchinson - Click for Details
    ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CST THIS EVENING...
    Expires: February 29, 2024 @ 7:00pm
    WHAT
    South winds 25 to 35 mph, gusting to 45 mph.
    WHERE
    Russell, Lincoln, Barton, Ellsworth, Saline, Rice, McPherson and Reno Counties.
    WHEN
    Until 7 PM CST this evening.
    IMPACTS
    Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Small tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
    Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.
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