Saturday, October 22, 2016

NWS issues Wind Advisory for our area



URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
410 AM EDT SAT OCT 22 2016

...STRONG WINDS DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT...

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NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-NORTHERN NEW LONDON-SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-
SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-
RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-
NORTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-
NORTHERN QUEENS-NORTHERN NASSAU-SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
410 AM EDT SAT OCT 22 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 AM
EDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...HIGHEST WINDS LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY THIS
  EVENING.

* IMPACTS...SCATTERED TREE LIMBS AND BRANCHES DOWNED. ISOLATED
  POWER OUTAGES. STRONG GUSTY WINDS WOULD BLOW AROUND UNSECURED
  OUTDOOR OBJECTS. DIFFICULTY DRIVING HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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