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High winds could be here until tonight

GUSTY winds are expected in the West Orange County area Monday until evening. Sunny conditions and light winds should resume on Tuesday (Pexels photo).

Everyone knows it’s windy, but how long will it last?

The strong winds that are blowing off hats and bending trees in the West Orange County area today (Monday) could continue well into the evening. The National Weather Service has issued a “Red Flag Warning” across the region to be in effect until 8 p.m.

As of Monday morning, winds were blowing from 22 to 35 miles an hour, with gusts of 50 miles an hour possible.  The force of the blows should diminish later in the day.

The rest of the week should be sunny, in the 70s, with only light winds.

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