The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Madison, Waller and Washington counties until 9:00 p.m. Tuesday evening.
The advisory includes the cities of Bryan/College Station, Bellville, Caldwell, Somerville, Navasota, Anderson, Shrio, Madisonville, Normangee, North Zulch, Hempstead, Prarie View, Waller and Brenham.
As a storm system approaches from the west, sustained winds will pick up from the south at 15-20 mph Tuesday afternoon with gusts over 30 mph. Wind speeds are forecast to relax Wednesday morning when a pacific cold front will sweep across the region.
Drivers of vans, campers, trailers and other high-profile vehicles should be alert to the danger of these winds, especially when driving along east to west oriented road.