Weather Service: Area Wind Advisory to Last Until 7 p.m.

Gusts could reach 60 mph Tuesday as Tinley Park and the area feel the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

High wind gusts caused by Hurricane Sandy have put Tinley Park and the rest of the area under a wind advisory from the National Weather Service until 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30.

Gusts could reach 60 mph, with sustained wind speeds around 35 mph, according to the weather agency. The strongest winds will be along the lakeshore in Chicago.

In an email sent to residents, the Tinley Park Emergency Management Agency also warned residents that they should take precautions during the advisory, securing Halloween decorations and other outdoor items they aren't blown away by gusts and cause damage or injury.

Drivers along east-west highways, such as I-80, should also be careful, especially if they have high vehicles, the email stated.


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