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Friday weather: Forecasters issue wind advisory

Friday weather: Forecasters issue wind advisory

High winds expected Friday prompted the National Weather Service to issue a "High Wind Watch".

Tuesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

It has issued a wind advisory through 8 p.m. Friday.

Macomb County Emergency Management officials have not heard of any problems Thursday afternoon from flooding or high winds, EM Director Vicki Wolber said.

Winds on Friday are forecast to remain strong with gusts possibly to 28 miles per hour, posing more challenges for the River Cats, who are scheduled to play tonight at Raley Field in West Sacramento.

A winter-like storm is expected to hit the Chicago area Wednesday into Thursday, bringing strong winds, high waves and rain mixed with snow.

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TUESDAY: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for scattered thunderstorms. Clouds will begin to increase by midday as warm and steady southerly winds pull moisture up from the Florida Straits. Showers and thunderstorms will be likely in the evening, mainly before 1 a.m.

EASTER SUNDAY: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of a storm. Low around 53. There will be a 30 percent chance of rain at night. Tonight will be clear to partly cloudy with a low of 39.

By Saturday we will still see wind speeds stay fairly breezy with mostly cloudy skies. Low in the lower 60s.

MONDAY: Mostly cloudy with a 60 percent chance for srain and thunderstorms. A low of 42 is expected Saturday night.

Saturday, sunny, with a high near 62.

Wednesday Night: A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.


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