Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Northwest Suffolk (NYZ078) New York Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Wind Advisory Wind Advisory - Northwest Suffolk (New York)


Updated:Sat, 01-Nov-2014 3:49am EDT
Effective:Sat, 01-Nov-2014 3:49am EDT
Expires:Sun, 02-Nov-2014 5:00pm EST
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Northeast Suffolk; Northwest Suffolk; Southeast Suffolk; Southwest Suffolk
 
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.

Message summary: ...strong winds are forecast this afternoon through sunday...
.as high pressure remains anchored north of new england...a series of low pressure systems off the mid atlantic coast will move northeast. The first low will move southeast of long island this afternoon followed by a second low sunday morning. These systems will produce strong north winds this afternoon and tonight then strong northwest winds on sunday.
...wind advisory in effect from 2 pm edt this afternoon to 5 pm est sunday...
The national weather service in new york has issued a wind advisory...which is in effect from 2 pm edt this afternoon to 5 pm est sunday.
* locations...suffolk county ny and coastal new haven...middlesex and new london counties in connecticut.
* hazards...strong winds.
* winds...north 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
* timing...this afternoon through the day sunday.
* impacts...some tree limbs and branches might fall onto power lines causing scattered power outages. Strong winds will make driving difficult on elevated roads and bridges.
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