The winds will be higher today than originally expected.
The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning until 7 pm tonight for Delaware, Dubuque, Buchanan, Jones and Linn counties.
Winds are expected out of the west at 30 to 40 miles per hour, with gusts up to 65 miles per hour.
The National Weather Service says damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines today, with power outages possible. Travel will be difficult, especially for high-profile vehicles.
The winds are expected to die down later tonight.
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