The National Weather Service (NWS) in Des Moines has issued a wind advisory in effect until 5 p.m. Thursday for the Perry area.
Winds from the northwest at 25 to 35 mph, with gusts of 40 to 45 mph, will begin in the morning and last into the early evening, the NWS said.
High-profile vehicles will be adversely affected through the day, especially in cross winds.
Loose objects may blow around or become airborne, resulting in property damage or injury.
High winds can make driving difficult. Motorists are advised to use extra caution.
The Perry area is under the winter weather advisory and wind chill advisory along with the towns of Adel, Black Corners, Booneville, Bouton, Dallas Center, Dawson, De Soto, Dexter, Gardiner, Garretville, Gibbsville, Granger, Granger Homesteads, Kennedy, Linden, Minburn, Moran, Ortonville, Panther, Perry Yard, Redfield, Van Meter, Waukee, Wiscotta and Woodward.