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04/16/2007

High Winds in Rock Hill May Create Hazard

Quick Facts

 High winds will be frequent in Rock Hill until 8 p.m. tonight.
 Pedestrians and drivers are advised to use caution.

ROCK HILL, S.C. - The National Weather Service advises that high winds will be frequent in the Rock Hill area through 8 p.m. this evening, with gusts of 50 mph possible throughout that timeframe.

The Weather Service advisory notes that “WITH THE GROUND WET FROM RECENT RAIN THIS WILL BE SUFFICIENT TO BLOW DOWN SEVERAL TREES AND CAUSE SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES ... WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT ... ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH-PROFILE VEHICLES."

Pedestrians and drivers alike are advised to use additional caution in choosing routes throughout the advisory period.


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