A fast-moving weather system with a cold front is bringing windy weather to the Tri-Cities Monday.
A southwest wind of 22 to 26 mph is forecast, with gusts as fast as 47 mph, according to the National Weather Service. It has issued a wind advisory until 8 p.m. Monday.
The chance of scattered showers is 40 percent, but if the weather remains dry there could be areas of blowing dust after 5 p.m. A small chance thunderstorms also is forecast.
The high Monday in the Tri-Cities should be about 63 degrees, with the week warming up after the cold front moves out of the Mid-Columbia. Highs could be back in the 70s Wednesday and could even hit 80 degrees Friday.