Gusts of 35 mph possible with Ida's heavy rain

The National Weather Service expects winds to gust to up to 35 miles per hour today in the Macon area with Tropical Storm Ida.

A wind advisory is posted for all of north and central parts of Georgia until 7 a.m. Wednesday.

The advisory cautions that trees could topple in the winds as the heavy rain will make them vulnerable.

The flash flood advisory also calls for up to 8 inches of rain in some parts of Georgia with widespread amounts of 3 to 5 inches possible with the storm through Wednesday morning.