UNION COUNTY, NJ — A wind advisory is in effect for the area from 2 p.m. Wednesday until 2 a.m. Thursday, the National Weather Service announced.

Winds of 20 mph to 30 mph are expected, with gusts of up to 50 mph, the weather service said.

“Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result,” it said.

The weather service recommended securing outdoor objects and using caution while driving, especially if operating a high-profile vehicle.