Weather Service issues wind advisory to 7 p.m. for west central Minnesota
CHANHASSEN -- The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for southern and west central Minnesota until 7 p.m. this evening.
Strong south winds will increase to sustained speeds of 25 to 30 mph with gusts from 45 to 50 mph through the afternoon. A gust of 50 mph was already recorded at the Redwood Falls airport just before 8 a.m.
The advisory includes Alexandra, Willmar, Marshall, Mankato, Rochester, the southwestern side of the metro area and St. Cloud.
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