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Sunday, October 09, 2016

Weather Alert: Winde Advisory


WIND ADVISORY UNTIL 6PM EDT SUN

... WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING... STRONG GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON... BEFORE GRADUALLY DIMINISHING THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS... NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS... WINDS THIS STRONG COMBINED WITH SATURATED GROUND WILL RESULT IN THE UPROOTING OF TREES AND KNOCKING DOWN LARGE BRANCHES. SOME POWER OUTAGES ARE LIKELY. UNSECURED OUTDOOR OBJECTS WILL BE BLOWN AROUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE FORECAST TO BE 31 TO 39 MPH OR GUSTS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 46 AND 57 MPH. WINDS OF THESE MAGNITUDES MAY CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE WITHOUT EXTRA PRECAUTIONS. MOTORISTS IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD USE CAUTION UNTIL THE WINDS SUBSIDE.

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