URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service New York NY 345 AM EST Wed Mar 1 2017 ...Strong Gusty Winds Late Tonight and Thursday... CTZ005>012-NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-078>081-176>179- 011645- /O.NEW.KOKX.WI.Y.0003.170302T0600Z-170302T2300Z/ Northern Fairfield-Northern New Haven-Northern Middlesex- Northern New London-Southern Fairfield-Southern New Haven- Southern Middlesex-Southern New London-Western Passaic- Eastern Passaic-Hudson-Western Bergen-Eastern Bergen- Western Essex-Eastern Essex-Western Union-Eastern Union-Orange- Putnam-Rockland-Northern Westchester-Southern Westchester- 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- 345 AM EST Wed Mar 1 2017 ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 6 PM EST THURSDAY... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 1 AM to 6 PM EST Thursday. * Winds...West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 to 50 mph. * Timing...Late tonight and Thursday, with the strongest winds most likely during Thursday morning. * Impacts...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.In addition there is a slight risk for severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening, with the main threat from damaging winds.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.