URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Lincoln IL 252 AM CST Tue Jan 8 2019 ...Very Windy Across Central and Southeast Illinois Today... Effingham-Jasper-Crawford-Clay-Richland-Lawrence- Including the cities of Effingham, Newton, Robinson, Flora, Olney, and Lawrenceville 252 AM CST Tue Jan 8 2019 ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CST THIS EVENING... The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 10 AM this morning to 6 PM CST this evening. * TIMING...Winds will increase markedly by late-morning, then will remain very strong and gusty through late this afternoon. * WINDS...W-NW winds will increase to 25 to 30mph...with gusts of 40 to 45mph at times. * IMPACTS...Travel may become difficult, particularly on N-S oriented roadways such as I-57. Unsecured objects will be blown about. Minor damage to tree limbs is likely. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.