North Devon is being lashed by wintry showers and high gusts of wind this morning (Wednesday) causing disruptions on the roads. Storm Jake is bringing with him winds of up to 70mph, mainly around coastal areas.Road disruptions in North Devon Barnstaple Longbridge was closed around 11.40am after a 20-foot high road sign came loose and was flapping in the wind. The road is closed while highways make the sign safe. The B3230 from Barnstaple to Muddiford is currently blocked due to a fallen tree (pictured above). Gazette reporter Tony Gussin is currently stuck in traffic at the scene, and said motorists were currently turning in the road and travelling back towards Mullacott. There is also a fallen tree on the A39 near Shirwell Primary School. The A386 south of Torrington is currently blocked by a tree in the road. A tree on the A399 Watermouth Road has been cleared by Highways Agency.Weather warningThe Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for wind until 1pm today. Winds are set to ease and showers clear by the early afternoon. Hugh Griffith, of Highways, tweeted today: Wintery showers/hail settling on the high routes on the Moors please allow extra journey time #devonalert. A chief forecaster said: Winds will strengthen around southwest parts of the UK through Wednesday morning, particularly as a band of showers moves southeastwards across parts of Wales and south west England. Along the band of showers there is scope for some locally squally winds and so disruption to travel but the period of strongest winds will be short lived. If you spot any damage contact the Gazette on firstname.lastname@example.org. Return to the North Devon Gazette homepage for todays latest news here.