Thursday, March 13, 2014

NWS has issued a Wind Advisory for our area....


Event:Wind Advisory
Alert:
...STRONG GUSTY WINDS TODAY... 
 
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING... 
 
* LOCATIONS...NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...NEW YORK CITY...AND LONG 
ISLAND. 
 
* HAZARDS...STRONG GUSTY WINDS. 
 
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH. 
 
* TIMING...STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. 
 
* IMPACTS...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES AS WEAK TREES AND 
TREE LIMBS GET KNOCKED DOWN. THESE WINDS WILL ALSO MAKE TRAVEL 
DIFFICULT FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
Instructions:A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 31 TO 39 MPH... OR GUSTS OF 46 TO 57 MPH...ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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