Winds have gusted at more than 40 miles per hour Monday morning across parts of southwest Missouri.
The National Weather Service issued a Wind Advisory for areas along and north of I-44 until 11:00 a.m.
Forecasters say sustained winds out of the southwest have been at 30 to 40 miles per hour, with occasional gusts of 40 to 50 possible.
Motorists were advised to use caution while driving and tie down or bring in loose objects.
The weather service says the advisory is being allowed to expire at 11.