The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Charleston, warning of 20 to 30 mph winds with 40 mph gusts.

The wind advisory is in effect until 5 p.m.

According to the advisory, people in the affected area should remain alert for downed power lines and tree limbs; travel over bridges with care and secure trash cans and lawn furniture.

The temperature is forecast to reach a high of 59 degrees, with winds calming overnight.