NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the area that will be in effect from 9 a.m. Monday through 6 a.m. Tuesday.
Winds could reach 20 to 25 mph with frequent gusts of anywhere from 30 to 40.
The windy conditions are expected to last for the next 14 to 20 hours.
Windy conditions could lead to difficult driving conditions especially along elevated roadways along with east-west highways and interstates.
In addition parades may be impacted Monday night as sustained winds increase on the south shore of Lake Pontchartrain.
A wind advisory means that winds of 26 to 39 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult especially for high profile vehicles.