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Hurricane Michael: Sunshine Skyway Bridge under high wind advisory

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) - A high wind advisory has been issued for the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.

The outer bands of Category 4 Hurricane Michael are bringing high winds to the Tampa Bay area.

A high wind advisory is issued when winds top 25 mph.

As of 11 a.m. on Wednesday, winds were sustained at 33 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

The Florida Highway Patrol says the bridge is still open, but drivers are asked to use caution.

If winds top 40 mph, the bridge could close.

 

 


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