The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for portions of Central Minnesota including Stearns County from 9 AM through 6 PM Thursday.

Northwest winds from 20 to 35 mph could gust as high as 45 mph across the area throughout the day.

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Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.