The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued an urgent weather message for our area.

A Wind Advisory is in effect from 5 P.M. this afternoon to 9 P.M. this evening. Winds will be West, 20-30 MPH, with gusts up to 45 MPH. The strongest winds will be from late afternoon through mid evening.

Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may occur. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.