Wind advisory promises a gusty Friday in Modesto

March 22, 2013 

— If you like that wind-whipped look, today is your day.

It’s been gusty through the Northern San Joaquin Valley overnight, and it’s going to get more blustery throughout the day. The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory through 7 p.m.

Forecasters predict winds of 15 to 30 mph, with gusts up to 40 mph.

Otherwise, it will be sunny with a high of about 71. It will be breezy but not nearly so intense over the weekend, with highs in the 70s and lows in the 40s.

Looking ahead to next week, it looks like a chance of a bit more rain around Wednesday.

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