Western Columbia Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 10:10 PM EST Nov. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 6 am to 6 PM EST Sunday...

* locations... Mohawk Valley, capital region, Taconics, Schoharie
valley, eastern Catskills, Mid Hudson valley, Berkshires and
northwest Connecticut.

* Winds... west to northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up
to 50 mph.

* Timing... early Sunday morning into early Sunday evening.

* Impacts... downed trees, tree limbs and power lines. Scattered
power outages are expected.

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.