Expect high winds Saturday in Alexandria

The weathervane on top of Alexandria’s City Hall. (Staff photo by James Cullum)

It’s going to be windy today in and around Alexandria.

The National Weather Service says that conditions will be clear, with wind gusts this afternoon up to 50 miles per hour. The wind advisory is in effect until 6 p.m.

“Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects,” NWS said in its advisory. “Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.”

The high temperature will be 66 degrees and the low will be about 47 degrees, according to NWS.

NWS says that Sunday will be calmer, with wind gust near 28 miles per hour, and a high temperature of 78 degrees.