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Wind advisory: Adams, Wells, Mercer, Van Wert

December 31, 2018 GMT

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory from 7 p.m. tonight to 1 a.m. Tuesday for Adams and Wells counties in Indiana and Van Wert County, Ohio.

A separate advisory from 3 p.m. today to 2 a.m. Tuesday was issued for Mercer County, Ohio.

A brief period of southwest winds between 15 and 35 mph, with gusts to 50 mph, are expected this evening, the weather service said. It said high-profile vehicles may encounter difficulty, and drivers should use extra caution.

Loose objects will be blown around and small trees and tree limbs may be knocked down, the weather service said; power outages and minor property damage are possible. It recommended loose outdoor objects be secured.